Odisha records highest single-day spike of 3,991 Covid-19 cases

Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 3,991 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s infection tally to 1,39,121, the state health department said on Thursday.

As many as 11 more persons died due to Covid-19 infection in the last 24 hours, pushing the state’s total fatalities to 591.

Two deaths each were reported from Khurdha, Cuttack and Puri districts while one each was reported from Bhadrak, Ganjam, Koraput, Nayagarh and Rayagada.

Of the new positive cases, 2,315 cases were reported in quarantine while 1,676 were local contacts.

Khurda district reported highest 687 positive cases followed by Cuttack 392 and Puri 332.

With this, the number of active Covid-19 cases in Odisha mounted to 33,182 while 1,05,295 persons have recovered from the disease so far.