Highest single-day Covid-19 deaths in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 14 people succumbed to Covid-19 across Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally in the state to 286, informed the health department on Monday. 

This is the highest ever Covid-19 death reported in a single day in the state so far.

While 6 people succumbed to the virus in Ganjam, 3 persons each died in Khurda and Nayagarh districts.The other two deceased belonged to Rayagada and Sundargarh districts.

Odisha reported 1,528 new Coronavirus positive cases in the last 24 hours taking the total such cases to 47,455.

Of the new cases, 948 were detected from quarantine, while 580 were local contacts.

Ganjam reported the highest 233 cases followed by Khordha (218), Sambalpur (168), Sundargarh (126) and Dhenkanal (107).