COVID-19 cases in Odisha surpass 25,000 mark with 1376 new cases
Bhubaneswar: As many as 1376 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 25,389 on Sunday.
Highest of 484 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from Ganjam district followed by Khurda (187 cases), Keonjhar (103 cases), Cuttack (75 cases), Gajapati (74 cases) and Sundergarh (33 cases).
Odisha reported highest-ever single-day death toll yesterday after the death of 10 persons due to COVID-19. The 10 COVID-19 deaths were reported from Ganjam (3), Sundergarh (2), Balasore (2) and one each from Gajapati, Jharsuguda and Rayagada districts.
Since July 1, there has been big increase in the COVID-19 cases being reported in Odisha.
For the last five days, the state has been reporting more than 1000 new COVID-19 positive cases every day, and on July 24, the number went up to 1595 which is the highest single-day spike reported so far.