With this, the COVID-19 tally in Odisha reached 45927 on Sunday. Of the new cases reported in the last 24 hours, 1075 were reported from quarantine centers while 659 are local contact cases, informed I& PR department. The State had witnessed the biggest single-day spike of 1833 COVID-19 cases on August 7. As per I &PR department, Khurda district reported 342 new cases, followed by Ganjam (222), Cuttack (177), Sundergarh (126), and Nayagarh (106)
.Following the 13 more COVID-19 deaths, the death toll has now reached 272 in Odisha. As per the State Health and Family Welfare Department, six persons succumbed to COVID-19 from Ganjam district, two from Koraput and one each from Bhubaneswar, Khordha, Balasore, Bargarh, and Nayagarh.
A 32-year-old male COVID positive patient of Puri district died due to other health complications. As per the Health and Family Welfare Department, the patient expired due to Cardiomyopathy with severe Left Ventricular dysfunction, Tubercular Peritonitis. The non-COVID death toll in Odisha now stands at 49.
Earlier on Saturday, the number of COVID-19 recoveries in Odisha crossed another milestone of 30000 after 1544 more patients recovered from the viral disease. The total number of COVID-19 recoveries in Odisha stands at 31785.
Ganjam reported the maximum number of recovered cases (560) followed by Khordha (203) and Koraput (143).