Odisha reports 615 Covid cases, seven deaths

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With the new cases, the Covid tally in the state mounted to 10,33,288. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Wednesday reported 615 new Covid-19 cases and seven deaths due to the virus. With the new cases, the Covid tally in the state mounted to 10,33,288, while seven deaths pushed the toll in the disease to 8,268, a health department official said.

With 615 positive cases detected out of 62,675 samples tested on Tuesday, the daily test positivity rate stood at 0.98 per cent, reported PTI.

A total 529 COVID positive cases were reported on Tuesday, 448 on Monday, 652 on Sunday, 526 on Saturday and 524 on Friday.

Khurda reported the highest 322 new cases followed by Cuttack at 72. Eight districts did not register any new cases.

Khurda district which was in the orange zone turned into a red once again with the number of active cases standing at 2,535. The remaining 29 districts in the state are green zone for their less than 1,000 active cases, PTI reported quoting a health official.

Odisha currently has 5,203 active cases while as many as 10,19,764 patients including 546 of them recovered on Tuesday.

The state’s overall positivity rate now stands at 4.96 per cent.

As many as 96,30,728 people have been fully inoculated with both doses of the Covid-19 vaccines in Odisha.

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