Odisha reports 3,629 Covid-19 cases, 18 deaths

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Khurdha district reported highest Covid positive cases. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Thursday reported 3,629 new Covid-19 cases, which pushed the state’s tally to 12,59,405, the health department said in its bulletin.

Eighteen patients, including three each in Khurda, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur and Sundargarh, succumbed to the infection, reported PTI.

The toll mounted to 8,666 as the daily positivity rate stood at 5.4 per cent. The state had logged 3,450 cases and 19 deaths on Wednesday.

Khurda district registered 716 new infections, with Odisha currently having 35,306 active cases – 9,694 of them in Khurda and 2,509 in Cuttack.

Both Khurda and Cuttack are in the red zone while six districts, including Sundargarh, Nuapada and Jajpur, are in the yellow zone with over 1,000 cases.

At least 6,067 patients recuperated from the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries to 12,15,380.

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