Odisha’s COVID-19 tally crosses 75k mark

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 tally in Odisha has increased to 75,537 as 2819 fresh positive cases were reported in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Saturday.

The COVID-19 death toll has increased to 399 as nine more patients succumbed to the virus in last 24 hours.

Of the total fresh cases, 1691 cases have been reported from different quarantine centres while remaining 1128 are local contacts.

Khordha district registered highest 443 cases followed by Cuttack (257), Mayurbhanj (219) and Ganjam (192). Total 11 districts registered over 100 new positive cases.

The number of active cases in the state rose to 24582 while 50,503 patients have recovered so far.