Odisha reports 1977 Covid cases, 10 deaths


Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 tally in Odisha touched 54,630 on Friday with 1977 new positive cases in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Friday.

The death toll due to coronavirus rose to 324 in Odisha as ten more people have succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours.

Four deaths reported from Ganjam district, three from Puri district and one each from Cuttack, Sambalpur and Sundergarh districts.

Of the new positive cases, 1241 have been detected in quarantine centres while 736 are local contact cases.

Khurda reported the highest 332 cases, followed by Ganjam (280), Mayurbhanj (120), Bhadrak (118), Cuttack (101), Gajapati (93), Koraput (90), Sundargarh (88), Puri (83), Nayagarh (75), Rayagarh (70), Jajpur (69), Kandhamal (60), Sambalpur (59), Balasore (56), Malkangiri (52), Kalahandi (48), Dhenkanal (40), Jagatsinghpur (34), Bargarh (22), Nuapada (20), Nabarangpur (17), Jharsuguda (11), Keonjhar (10), seven each in Sonepur and Balangir, Kendrapada (6), Boudh (5), and two each in Angul and Deogarh.

Odisha now has 16353 active cases and 37900 recoveries.