Odisha registered its highest single-day spike of 1,602 COVID-19 instances, pushing the state’s tally to 33,479, whereas the dying toll rose to 187 with 10 extra fatalities, a well being division official mentioned.
The deaths have been reported from Ganjam, Khurda, Gajapati and Sundergarh districts, he mentioned.
Ganjam district, Odisha’s coronavirus hotspot, has thus far accounted for 99 fatalities, adopted by Khurda 25, the official mentioned.
Of the brand new instances, 993 folks have been detected optimistic from quarantine centres, he mentioned, including, contact-tracing and follow-up motion have been initiated.
The districts reporting excessive variety of contemporary instances embrace Ganjam (308), Khurda (285), Rayagada (164) and Gajapati (108).
Odisha now has 12,736 energetic instances, whereas 20,518 sufferers have recovered from the illness thus far, the division mentioned.
First Printed on Aug 1, 2020 11:45 am