6,599 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: As many as 6,599 new COVID-19 cases, 3,464 recoveries and nine deaths were reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Monday.

With this, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 4,14,056 of which 3,62,931 have recovered and 1,997 succumbed so far.

The active cases stand at 49,075.

Of the fresh cases, 3,827 were detected in quarantine and 2,772 were local contacts.

Khurda district reported highest 958 cases followed by Kalahandi with 518 cases, and Cuttack with 488 cases.

The state government has so far tested a total of 99,17,894 samples.