Bhubaneswar:28/4/20: The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 118 on Tuesday after seven new cases were reported in the state, an official said. Out of the new cases, four cases were reported from the western district of Sundergarh and three in the coastal district of Bhadrak, they said.
With these seven fresh COVID-19 cases, the number of active cases in the state increased to 80, while 37 people have recovered till now. One person died in Bhubaneswar on April 6, according to the officials.
Coronavirus cases in India have crossed 29,000-mark taking positive cases toll to 29,435 including 934 deaths while 6,869 have recovered, according to the health ministry’s figures released on Tuesday.
The nation has been under the lockdown period since March 24 midnight after it was further extended till May 3 on April 14 by PM Modi saying lockdown was important to contain the spread of the virus.