441 new Covid-19 cases in Odisha, four deaths

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Khurda district reported the highest number of positive cases. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Bhubaneswar: At least 441 more people tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha, taking the tally in the state to 10,37,964. Four fatalities pushed the coronavirus death toll in the state to 8,305, a health department official said on Saturday.

Khurda district registered the highest number of new cases at 205, followed by Cuttack (37), reported PTI.

Ganjam, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi and Subarnapur districts did not report any new case. Of the four fresh fatalities, two were recorded in Khurda and one each in Angul and Puri.

Odisha currently has 4,581 active cases, while 603 people were cured of the disease on Friday, taking the total number of recoveries to 10,25,025. The state has so far conducted over 2.14 crore sample tests, including 69,414 in the last 24 hours. The overall positivity rate stands at 4.88 per cent.

More than 1.04 crore people in Odisha have received both doses of the Covid vaccines.

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