Odisha reports 467 new Covid cases, five deaths

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Odisha reported five fatalities due to Covid on Friday. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Friday reported 467 new Covid-19 cases, taking the coronavirus tally in the state to 10,34,276, a health department official said.

Five fatalities due to the infection pushed the death toll in the state to 8,279. Khurda district recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 221, followed by Cuttack at 67, reported PTI.

Boudh, Gajapati, Nabarangpur and Malkangiri districts did not report any new case. Nabarangpur became a Covid-free district with no active case.

The state’s daily test positivity rate (TPR) now stands at 0.77 per cent as the 467 new cases were detected from 60,036 sample tests.

The state currently has 5,299 active cases. At least 477 people were cured of the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries to 10,20,645.

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