Odisha

Odisha COVID Update: Active Cases Cross 80K-Mark, TPR Rises To 15.61%; 6 Districts In RED Zone

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OB Bureau

Bhubaneswar: The active caseload went past 80,000 as Odisha added 11,086 fresh COVID-19 cases to its affected tally on Tuesday.

These include 1061 in the age group of 18 years.

The state had reported 10,489 cases the previous day, a slight drop from 11,177 on Sunday.

According to the I & PR Department, 6,431 of the fresh infections are from quarantine and 4,655 local contacts. The highest of 3469 cases have been reported from Khurda, followed by 1416 from Sundargarh and 766 from Cuttack.

Here are district-wise figures of the new cases

1. Angul: 139
2. Balasore: 323
3. Bargarh: 125
4. Bhadrak: 132
5. Balangir: 300
6. Boudh: 83
7. Cuttack: 766
8. Deogarh: 53
9. Dhenkanal: 157
10. Gajapati: 93
11. Ganjam: 116
12. Jagatsinghpur: 273
13. Jajpur: 275
14. Jharsuguda: 132
15. Kalahandi: 253
16. Kandhamal: 51
17. Kendrapada: 85
18. Keonjhar: 223
19. Khurda: 3469
20. Koraput: 196
21. Malkangiri: 54
22. Mayurbhanj: 393
23. Nabarangpur: 137
24. Nayagarh: 149
25. Nuapada: 104
26. Puri: 188
27. Rayagada: 187
28. Sambalpur: 302
29. Sonepur: 153
30. Sundargarh: 1416

Besides, 759 from the state pool.

With these cases being detected from 70990 samples, the test positivity rate stood at 15.61 per cent against 14.95 per cent on Monday and 16.28 per cent on Sunday.

Odisha now has 80,914 active cases with six districts – Khurda (27010), Sundargarh (10589), Cuttack (5808), Sambalpur (3704), Balasore (2936) and Mayurbhanj (2528) – in the RED zone.

Till Monday, 1200 of nearly 80,000 COVID patients in the state were in the hospital.

OB Bureau

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