Bhubaneswar: Amidst fear for second wave of COVID-19 in Odisha, the single-day cases of above 200 continued to rise for the third consecutive day in the State.
The State registered 210 fresh Coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the toll to 3,39,904 so far, source in the Health & Family Welfare Department informed on Saturday.
Of fresh single-day spike of 210 cases reported from 21 districts today, 124 have been reported from different quarantine centres and 86 are local contacts. Khurda district registered the highest of 51 fresh COVID cases followed by Nuapada district (23) and Cuttack district (19).
District wise report:
Angul: 7, Balasore: 6, Bargarh: 8, Balangir: 12, Dhenkanal: 1, Ganjam: 3, Jajpur: 8, Jharsuguda: 4, Kalahandi: 12, Kendrapada: 2, Keonjhar: 1, Mayurbhanj: 8, Nabarangpur: 1, Nayagarh: 2, Puri: 5, Rayagada: 2, Sambalpur: 11 and Sundargarh: 12.
Meanwhile, one person infected with the COVID-19 succumbed to the virus yesterday, the Department source informed. With death of the patient, the total number of fatalities due to the virus reached 1920 in the State.
Yesterday, 29,128 samples were tested in Odisha to detect presence of Coronavirus.