Odisha reports 3535 nCoV cases, 44 deaths in past 24 hours

Bhubaneswar : Odisha reported fresh 3535 Covid cases from all the 30 districts in the past 24 hours pushing the covid tally in the state to 8,63,061.

During the same period 44 covid patients succumbed to the virus taking the total fatalities to 3432.

As many as 6799 covid patients were recovered on Tuesday taking the total recoveries to 8,11,780 while the active cases further reduced to 47,796.

The daily positivity rate in the past 24 hours has slightly increased to 6.02 per cent in comparison to 5.99 per cent reported in the previous day.

Official sources said as many as 14 of the 30 districts in the state recorded a total positivity rate below 5 per cent while six districts registered TPR between 5 to 7.5 per cent , ten districts showed above 7.5 per cent.

Out of 3535 new infection cases reported in the state ,1952 were found from the quarantine centres and 1463 as local contact cases.

A majority of 21 districts in the state reported fresh covid cases below 100 while four districts recorded above 100 but below 200 cases.

The other five districts which registered over 200 cases are Khordha( 533),Jajpur (348),Cuttack( 320),Balasore (296)and Angul (207).

Sources said out of 44 deaths reported in the state in the past 24 hours, Khordha district reported a maximum five deaths followed by four each in Ganjam, Kalahandi and Puri district.

Three each died in five districts, two each in three districts and one each in six districts.

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