Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 death toll rose to 169 as ten more people in Odisha have succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours, informed the Health Department on Thursday.
Four deaths have been reported from Ganjam district, two from Khurda, and one each from Rayagada, Sambalpur, Sundergarh and Nayagarh.
The Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha mounted to 30,378 after 1203 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours from 28 districts.
Out of 1203 cases, 758 are from quarantine centres while 445 are local contact cases.
Ganjam reported the highest of 250 cases followed by Khurda with 220.
The total active cases in the state jumped to 11235 while recoveries remained at 18938.