Odisha: Covid-19 tally crosses 6,000 mark with 218 new cases

Subrat Kumar Sarangi

Bhubaneswar (NVI): Total coronavirus positive cases in Odisha have surpassed 6,000 with 218 fresh cases reported from across the state in the last 24 hours.

Out of the new cases detected, 198 were reported from quarantine centres while the rest 20 are local contacts, according to the health officials.

Among the fresh cases, 211 are reported from 21 districts of Odisha-Khordha (17), Nabarangpur (1), Ganjam (49), Angul (1) Cuttack (5), Jagatsinghpur(29) Bhadrak (25), Kandhamal  (1), Nuapada (2), Jharsuguda (4), Keonjhar (2), Jajpur (1), Puri (10), Gajapati(27), Boudh (1), Sundargarh (11), Kendrapada (6), Sambalpur (2), Mayurbhanj (9), Koraput (1) and Balasore (7) as per the data of I&PR.

The remaining 7 cases are NDRF personnel who returned from Amphan duty from West Bengal. The state has now 1,865 Active cases with 4,291 recoveries and 17 deaths.

-ARK