Bhubaneswar: 7/11/20: The Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha crossed 3-lakh mark on Saturday after the detection of 1372 more infections in the last 24 hours. The State set another grim milestone as the virus death toll has surged past 1400 with 17 patients succumbing to the disease in various hospitals during the period. As per the State health department, Odisha’s total coronavirus positive count now stands at 300140 while toll has climbed to 1410.
Of the 1372 fresh cases, 796 were reported from quarantine centers, and the rest 576 are linked to local contact cases. Three districts reported over 100 cases- Khorhda (145), Cuttack (121), and Nuapada (108). The health department further mentioned that three persons succumbed to the virus in Khordha (2 in Bhubaneswar), two deaths each was reported from Bargarh, Sambalpur, Mayurbhanj, and Cuttack districts. Puri, Balasore, Koraput, Kalahandi, Kendrapara, and Bhadrak districts registered one fatality each.