Odisha sees a dip in Covid-19 infections, death toll slightly lower

Bhubaneswar, Jul 12 : Odisha reported 1,993 fresh Covid positive cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department on Monday, taking the total tally to 9,41,745.

The total of 1,993 new Covid positives include 1154 quarantine cases and 839 are local contacts. The number of active cases stands at 24,567.

Khurda reports the highest Covid cases at 322, followed by Cuttack at 297, Balasore at 181, Puri at 144, and Jajpur at 141. As many as 24 districts of the state have reported less than 100 fresh Covid cases.

On the other hand, state recorded a total of 63 COVID patients who were under treatment in different COVID hospitals died due to the deadly virus, informed the Health & Family Welfare Department on Monday.

According to the Health Department, with the latest reports of 63 deaths, the toll due to coronavirus in the State rose to 4,662.

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