Bhubaneswar: The number of total persons cured of COVID-19 infection in Odisha rose to 6,703 after another 217 patients recovered today.
Official sources said the recovered patients are being discharged after their samples tested negative for the virus.
A maximum number of 96 patients recovered in Ganjam district, the sources added.
As many as 18 from Khordha, 16 from Balasore, 15 from Mayurbhanj, 13 from Bargarh, 12 from Keonjhar, eight from Jharsuguda, seven from Malkangiri, six from Jajpur and five each from Angul and Cuttack districts recuperated.
Also, four each from Dhenkanal and Puri, three from Jagatsinghpur, two each from Kendrapara and Sonepur and one from Bolangir district recovered from the disease.