Odisha reports 73 new covid positive cases

Bhubaneswar, June 23 : The number of Covid -19 positive cases in Odisha surged to 73 during the last 24 hours taking the total tally to 12,89,068.
The state had reported 45 positive cases on June 21 last.
The state Information and Public Relations department here said while 44 of the cases are from quarantine 29 are local contact cases. As many as 11 of the infected are in the age group of 0-18 years.
Khordha district reported 41 cases, the highest in the state, followed by Puri and Nuapada six each, Cuttack four and Sundergarha three.
The state has now 354 active cases.
So far 12, 79,535 Covid patients have recovered from the infection in the state.
Fortunately, there was no change in number of deaths due to Covid in the last few days and the death toll remained at 91,26.
Meanwhile, the health officials appealed to people to wear masks, use sanitiser and maintain social distancing as a precautionary measure.

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