Odisha logs 6,073 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more fatalities

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s COVID-19 caseload On Tuesday surged to 4,20,129 after 6,073 more people tested positive for the infection. 10 fresh fatalities pushed the toll to 2,007 according to the state health department data. Of the 6,073 new cases, 3,522 were recorded in quarantine centers and the rest detected during contact tracing, the official said.

Khurda district, of which state capital Bhubaneswar is a part, reported the maximum number of new cases at 1,092, followed by Bolangir at 457 and Nuapada at 400.

Other districts which reported more than 100 cases include Sundergarh (371), Jharsuguda (359), Bargarh (286), Kalahandi (277), Keonjhar (266), Angul (239), Puri (266). Four fatalities were reported from Khurda, three from Sundergarh, two from Rayagada and one from Boudh. The state’s case-fatality ratio (CFR) stands at 0.47 per cent, the official said.

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