Bhubaneswar: In Odisha Covid-19 cases continues to mount with today adding 3144 more people added to the positive List.
Hence it went up to 3,64,594, while four more casualties pushed the death toll to 1,942, said as senior officer in Department of Health & Family Welfare.
Of the new cases, 1,823 were reported from quarantine centers and 1,321 detected during contact tracing, the official said.
Accoridng to latest stats, Sundargarh recorded the maximum number of fresh cases at 523, followed by Khurda (497), Nuapada (395), Bargarh (156), Sambalpur (149), Cuttack (140), Puri (129), Keonjhar (128) and Jharsuguda (119).
The four death cases were reported from Bolangir, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi and Sambalpur districts, the official said.
Taking to Twitter, the Health and Family Welfare Department said, “Regret to inform the demise of four numbers of COVID positive patients while under treatment in hospitals.”
Odisha now has 19,077 active cases, and 3,43,522 people have recovered from the disease.
The state has so far conducted over 95.65 lakh sample tests for COVID-19, including 37,245 on Friday, and the positivity rate stands at 3.81 per cent