News and updates from across Odisha that happened on Jan 26. 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 225 new Covid-19 cases and 531 recoveries, CMC informed in a tweet post.
* Bhubaneswar reported 1208 new Covid positive cases and 700 recoveries in the last 24 hours, BMC said in a tweet.
* Odisha reported 7426 new Covid positive cases in the last 24 hours, of which 867 are in the 0-18 years category. In quarantine 4306, local contacts 3120. The state also reported 10 deaths.
* Khurdha reported 1959 Covid cases, highest in any district of Odisha, followed by Sundargarh (778), Cuttack (548), Mayurbhanj (166), Balasore (496) and Sambalpur (160).
* The petrol price in Bhubaneswar was unchanged on Wednesday 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 Wednesday were Rs 102.17 and Rs 91.97, respectively.