Odisha reports 559 new Covid cases, two deaths

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Two new fatalities pushed the death toll to 8,296. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Wednesday reported 559 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 10,36,532. Two new fatalities pushed the death toll to 8,296, a health department official said.

Khurda district reported the highest 279 fresh infections followed by Cuttack (54), reported PTI.

One Covid patient each died in Jagatsinghpur and Nayagarh districts. The state’s daily test positivity rate (TPR) stands at 0.79 per cent.

Odisha currently has 4,785 active cases while 10,23,398 patients including 618 on Tuesday recovered from the infection.

The state has so far conducted over 2.12 crore sample tests. As many as 1.02 crore people have been fully inoculated with double doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

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