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Khurda surpasses Ganjam with highest 298 cases, more 1833 Covid-19 cases reported

Bhubaneswar: Odisha witnessed highest ever spike in COVID-19 cases after 1833 more persons tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours. With this, the state’s tally mounted to 42,550 informed the State government.

While 1118 cases have been reported from different quarantine centres, remaining 715 are local contacts. Contact tracing and follow-up action is underway, said the Health and Family Welfare Department.

The fresh cases have been reported from 29 districts. Khurda district on Friday surpassed Ganjam by reporting highest 298 positive while the hotspot southern district registered 279 cases.

District Wise Case details:

1.Angul: 9 2. Balasore: 69 3. Bargarh: 8 4. Bhadrak: 50 5. Balangir: 37 6. Boudh: 34 7. Cuttack: 124 8. Dhenkanal: 43 9. Gajapati: 35 10. Ganjam: 279 11. Jagatsinghpur: 16 12. Jajpur: 60 13. Jharsuguda: 30 14. Kalahandi: 84 15. Kandhamal: 16 16. Kendrapada: 34 17. Keonjhar: 16 18. Khurda: 298 19. Koraput: 47 20. Malkangiri: 36 21. Mayurbhanj: 34 22. Nawarangpur: 11 23. Nayagarh: 61 24. Nuapada: 1 25. Puri: 67 26. Rayagada: 152 27. Sambalpur: 39 28. Sonepur: 33 29. Sundargarh: 110.

With the new cases, the number of active cases in the state rose to 15,370. However, 26,887 patients recovered in the state so far.

In the last 24 hours 16,055 swab samples were tested. So far 6,16,646 tests have been conducted in the state.

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