Odisha reports 9,833 new Covid-19 cases, six deaths

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Khurda district reported the highest number of new cases at 2,946. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Friday recorded a slight dip in fresh Covid-19 cases, as 9,833 more people tested positive for the virus, raising the tally to 11,87,295, the health department said.

The death toll mounted to 8,507 with six new fatalities, including two in Cuttack, reported PTI.

Odisha had on Thursday reported 10,368 Covid cases and seven deaths.

Khurda district recorded more than a quarter of the fresh cases with 2,946 infections, followed by 1,134 in Sundargarh and 774 in Cuttack.

Odisha now has 89,702 active cases, while 10,89,033 patients have recovered from the disease.

The state tested 74,443 samples for Covid in the past 24 hours.

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