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Corona Situation Grim


With migrant workers returning to Odisha, the number of COVID-19 cases has gone up manifold.

Nayagarh has reported two positive cases, which was a green zone.

While the state reported first 50 cases in 27 days, the duration reduced to 15 days for the next 50 cases.

It took six days for the tally to rise by another 50 and then five and two days respectively, the state's COVID-19 Spokesperson Subroto Bagchi said.

The state Friday reported the biggest single-day spike in corona virus cases as people testing positive for COVID-19.

Of the 51 new cases, 50 were Surat returnees while one came from Kerala.  Odisha total now stands at 294.

Ganjam, which reported its first case barely seven days ago on May 2, took its tally to 71 and occupied top place in the list.

Five were from Kendrapara and three from Bhadrak.

Another person, who tested positive in Bhubaneswar, is counted as a patient of Maharashtra. He is a truck driver from Mumbai who met with a road accident in Odisha, the government said in a statement.

The 42-year-old man was admitted at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, and later tested positive for COVID-19, it said.

The number of active cases in Odisha now stands at 205 with recovery of 63 patients. Two persons from Bhubaneswar have died of the infection while 298 people are in hospital isolation.

I&PR Secretary Sanjay Kumar Singh said three IAS officers were deployed for one month in Ganjam district to assist the District Administration in COVID-19 Management.

Migrant workers from Odisha, who were stranded in Surat due to the lockdown, have been returning home en mass on buses and trains after the Centre allowed their movement.

With three new cases, the tally of Bhadrak district now stands at 24, while Kendrapara has a total eight cases.

The State Health Department had on Thursday conducted 2,460 COVID-19 tests. So far, Odisha has tested 52,974 samples, he said.

After Ganjam district, Jajpur reported the maximum 55 COVID-19 cases, followed by Bhubaneswar at 50, Balasore at 27, Bhadrak 24, Sundergarh 12, Kendrapara eight, Jagatsinghpur five and Mayurbhanj four.

Two cases each have been detected in Cuttack, Jharsuguda, Bolangir, Keonjhar and Kalahandi, and one each in Puri, Dhenkanal, Deogarh and Koraput districts.
 


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