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Total number of coronavirus cases in Odisha has risen to 5752

Bhubaneswar:24/6/20: COVID-19 cases continued to rise in various districts of Odisha. As many as 282 fresh cases were reported across the state Wednesday with Ganjam becoming the first district to report over 1000 cases.

With this, the total number of coronavirus cases in the state has risen to 5752 which includes 1740 active cases. While 3988 patients have recuperated from the disease, 17 persons have lost their lives due to the disease so far, according to the data released by the State I&PR Department.

Out of the total 282 fresh cases reported from across 17 districts of Odisha, 256 were detected from quarantine centers while the rest 26 are local cases.

Gajapati continues to report severe spikes in COVID-19 cases with 76 new cases, the highest in the state today followed by Ganjam with 75 cases, said the I&PR Dept. The total cases in Ganjam now stand at 1031.

Of the remaining districts, Khordha reported 26 cases, Jharsuguda (23), Kandhamal (17), Sambalpur (13) and Jagatsinghpur (11). Similarly, Puri reported nine cases, Jajpur and Mayurbhanj six cases each, Cuttack (4), Balasore (3) and one case each from Angul, Sundergarh, Bolangir, Koraput and Nayagarh districts.

Besides, as many as eight NDRF personnel who returned from West Bengal after carrying out rescue and restoration operations post-Cyclone Amphan were also tested positive with the virus.

 In Odisha, the cumulative tests done so far stands at 235627.

Positive Cases

District Positive Recovered Active Deceased Other Death
Ganjam 1030 729 293 8 0
Khurdha 688 455 227 4 2
Cuttack 499 405 90 3 1
Jajpur 393 341 52 0 0
Gajapati 355 98 257 0 0
Balasore 323 215 107 0 1
Jagatsinghpur 239 151 88 0 0
Puri 224 155 67 1 1
Kendrapara 220 186 34 0 0
Bhadrak 200 179 21 0 0
Kandhamal 176 145 31 0 0
Mayurbhanj 165 120 44 0 1
Sundergarh 164 133 31 0 0
Balangir 154 143 11 0 0
Nayagarh 132 111 21 0 0
Keonjhar 100 72 28 0 0
Nuapada 79 77 2 0 0
Jharsuguda 76 19 57 0 0
Kalahandi 70 57 13 0 0
Baragarh 68 34 33 1 0
Dhenkanal 66 51 15 0 0
Angul 57 44 13 0 0
Malkangiri 53 44 9 0 0
Sambalpur 44 24 20 0 0
Deogarh 41 40 1 0 0
Boudh 40 38 2 0 0
Sonepur 35 31 4 0 0
Koraput 26 17 9 0 0
Rayagada 22 7 15 0 0
Nawarangpur 13 2 10 0 1

 

Total 5752 4123 1605 17 7

 

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