Odisha’s Nabarangpur & Malkangiri Declared COVID-Free Districts


Bhubaneswar: The number of active COVID-19 cases have come down to zero in Malkangiri and Nabarangpur districts.

This followed the recovery of two patients in Malkangiri and one in Nabarangpur on Monday.

Overall in Odisha, 178 patients recovered from coronavirus in a single day. These included 39 from Khurda, 23 from Gajapati, 22 from Nuapada, 17 from Bhadrak, 15 from Nayagarh, 14 from Ganjam, 10 from Kendrapada, 9 each from Dhenkanal and Kandhamal, 6 from Sundargarh, 4 from Balasore, 2 each from Cuttack, Balangir, and Malkangiri, and 1 each from Jagatsinghpur, Jharsuguda, Nabarangpur, and Puri.

Nabarangpur had reported its first COVID-19 case on May 22 and the second case on May 28.

In Malkangiri, two persons had tested positive on May 19. A day later, another person was found to have contracted the infection.

After a couple of days, the district saw the highest single-day spike of nine new cases on May 24.

Earlier, Boudh and Jagatsinghpur districts and Bhubaneswar were also declared coronavirus free, but were back again in the COVID-19 map with detection of fresh cases.

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