Odisha reports 492 new Covid cases, 17 deaths

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The daily positivity rate in the state was 0.82 per cent on Sunday. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Covid-19 caseload rose to 12,82,481 on Sunday as 492 more people tested positive for the virus, the health department said in a bulletin.

The death toll due to coronavirus mounted to 9,011, with 17 more patients succumbing to the infection, PTI reported.

The state had logged 534 new Covid-19 cases and 18 fresh fatalities on Saturday.

Odisha now has 6,308 active cases, while the 12,67,109 people have recovered from the disease so far, including 1,266 in the last 24 hours. Of the new deaths, seven were reported from Sundargarh district and six from Balasore.

The daily positivity rate was 0.82 per cent on Sunday, and 122 children were among those newly infected, the bulletin said.

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