Odisha’s COVID-19 cases risen to 1,71,341 on 18 September as 4,180 more people tested positive for the Virus.
While 13 deaths pushed the state's COVID-19 death toll to 682, as many as 2,466 new cases were detected in quarantine centers.
Officials say that 1,714 people tested positive for the infection during contact tracing.
Odisha confirmed more than 4,000 new cases for the third consecutive day on 18 February.
The state had registered 4,270 active cases on Wednesday and 4,241 on Thursday, the official said.
Khurda district, under which Bhubaneswar falls, continued to register the highest number of new cases at 688, followed by Cuttack (492) and Jajpur (184), he said.
Three fatalities were reported in Khurda, including one in Bhubaneswar, two each in Kendrapara and Puri districts and one each in Bargarh, Bolangir, Cuttack, Gajapati, Kandhamal and Mayurbhanj districts, the official said.
Ganjam district has so far reported the highest number of coronavirus deaths at 215, followed by Khurda (103) and Cuttack (56), he said.
The state now has 37,140 active cases, while 1,33,466 people have recovered from the disease so far, the official said.
A total 4101 patients in Odisha recovered from Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, officials say.