Recoveries surpass new Covid cases, over one crore in Odisha fully vaccinated

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Khurda district reported the highest number of positive cases. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Bhubaneswar: Single-day recoveries outnumbered fresh Covid-19 cases in Odisha on Monday. 508 people recovered from the disease, while 340 new Covid cases were reported in last 24 hours, a health department official said.

The fresh coronavirus cases pushed the state’s tally to 10,35,417. Altogether, 10,22,250 people have been cured of the disease, reported PTI.

Khurda recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 149, followed by Cuttack at 43.

Odisha achieved another milestone on Wednesday with over one crore citizens fully vaccinated with two doses of Covid vaccines, said the state’s health department.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.59 per cent as the fresh cases were detected from 57,293 samples tests.

Boudh, Gajapati, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Malkangiri, Subarnapur and Nuapada districts did not register any new case in the last 24 hours.

Five fatalities raised the coronavirus death toll to 8,295. Odisha now has 4,824 active cases.

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