Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Thursday recorded 521 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s caseload to 10,33,809 while six fatalities pushed the coronavirus death toll to 8,274, a health department official said.
Odisha on Wednesday registered 615 cases, it was 529 on Tuesday, 448 on Monday, and 652 on Sunday.
Khurda district reported the highest of 249 cases followed by Cuttack at 60. Khurda district alone accounted 47.79 per cent of the total cases reported on Thursday, reported PTI.
Deogarh, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur and Nuapada districts did not report any new cases.
The daily test positivity rate (TPR) stands at 0.80 per cent. Six patients succumbed to the infection taking the state’s Covid-19 toll to 8,274.
While three patients died in Khurda district, one each person died in Jajpur, Cuttack and Bhadrak districts.
The state currently has 5,314 active cases. Odisha has so far conducted over 2.08 crore sample tests including 64,377 on Wednesday. The state’s positivity rate stands at 4.94 per cent.
As many as 97,15,550 people have so far been fully inoculated with both the doses of Covid-19 vaccines.