News and updates from across Odisha that happened on Jan 18. From news on Covid daily cases to new restrictions, and from weather updates to sports news, we have got you covered. Thanks for tuning in to this space on CityBuzz.click.
* Cuttack city reported 531 new Covid positive cases and 301 recoveries, CMC informed in a tweet post.
* Bhubaneswar reported 1402 new Covid positive cases and 696 recoveries in the last 24 hours, BMC said in a tweet.
* Odisha reported 11086 new Covid positive cases in the last 24 hours, of which 1061 are in the 0-18 years category. In quarantine 6431, local contacts 4655. The State also reported four deaths.
* Khurdha reported 3469 Covid cases, highest in any district of Odisha, followed by Sundargarh (1416), Cuttack (766), Mayurbhanj (393), Balasore (323) and Sambalpur (302).
* The petrol price in Bhubaneswar saw an increase on Tuesday, with the rate in the capital city at Rs 101.81 while diesel price at Rs 91.62.
* In Cuttack the prices of petrol and diesel on Tuesday were Rs 102.20 and Rs 91.99, respectively.