Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (PTI) Odishas COVID-19 tally on
Sunday mounted to 3,33,310 after 183 more people tested
positive for the virus, while a fresh fatality pushed the
death toll to 1,900, a health department official said.
Of the 183 new cases, 106 have been reported from
different quarantine centres, while 77 detected during contact
Angul district recorded the highest number of 20 new
cases, followed by Sambalpur (19) and Sundergarh (18).
The Health and Family Welfare department expressed
regret over the death of a 52-year-old male COVID-19 positive
patient from Bhubaneswar, who was also suffering from
diabetes, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and had
undergone renal transplantation.
With this fatality, Odishas coronavirus death toll
climbed to 1,900.
Besides, 53 other COVID-19 positive patients have also
died due to comorbidities, he said.
Of the total 1,900 fatalities reported so far, Khurda
district, of which the state capital Bhubaneswar is a part,
accounted for 334 deaths followed by Ganjam (248), Sundergarh
(171), Cuttack (140) and Puri (1,171).
Twenty-five other districts reported fatalities below
100, he said.
Currently, the number of active coronavirus cases
in the state stands at 2,039, while as many as 3,29,318
patients have recovered till date.
The state has so far conducted over 73.76 lakh sample
tests for COVID-19, including 30,798 on Saturday.
Odishas positivity rate stands at 4.52 per cent, the
data released by the Health and Family Welfare department
said. PTI AAM SBN
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