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Odisha reported 2589 fresh Covid-19 cases :State’s coronavirus positive tally to 67122

Bhubaneswar:19/8/20: Odisha reported 2589 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours pushing the State’s coronavirus positive tally to 67122, informed the State Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department. This includes 21383 active cases and 45314 recoveries.

Ten more patients infected with coronavirus succumbed to the disease, subsequently taking the virus death toll to 372, said the State Health & Family Welfare (H&FW) Department.

Of the new cases reported from 29 districts of Odisha, 1574 were from quarantine centers and 1015 are local contact cases.

As per the data shared by I&PR department, Khurda reported the maximum caseload of 466 cases followed by Ganjam (242), Puri (235), Cuttack (222), Rayagada (211), Sundergarh (155), Balasore (150) and Mayurbhanj (117).

Similarly, four deaths were reported from Ganjam district, two persons succumbed in Khurda (Bhubaneswar), 2 in Sundergarh district, and one each death was reported from Bargarh and Bhadrak district. The Health and Family Welfare Department has shared the details of 10 Covid-19 positive patients who succumbed while under treatment in hospitals.

Positive Cases
District Positive Recovered Active Deceased Oth. Death
Ganjam 15498 13408 1920 162 8
Khurdha 9846 5638 4147 51 10
Cuttack 4469 3127 1320 18 4
Sundergarh 3477 2309 1140 24 4
Rayagada 2557 1447 1093 17 0
Gajapati 2435 2079 339 16 1
Balasore 2398 1538 847 8 5
Jajpur 2310 1710 595 4 1
Puri 2135 1286 837 9 3
Koraput 2085 1298 785 2 0
Bhadrak 1733 957 766 6 4
Nayagarh 1651 970 670 9 2
Mayurbhanj 1601 891 704 3 3
Sambalpur 1600 1024 568 8 0
Kandhamal 1590 1046 537 7 0
Malkangiri 1475 982 487 3 3
Keonjhar 1335 1078 250 5 2
Jagatsinghpur 1134 870 262 2 0
Balangir 1011 657 353 1 0
Baragarh 1001 674 322 5 0
Dhenkanal 984 675 308 1 0
Kendrapara 905 699 202 3 1
Kalahandi 870 559 309 2 0
Jharsuguda 584 454 129 1 0
Nawarangpur 562 402 157 1 2
Angul 556 389 164 3 0
Boudh 498 217 281 0 0
Sonepur 393 188 204 1 0
Nuapada 292 265 27 0 0
Deogarh 137 99 38 0 0

 

 

 

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