Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 tally in Odisha surged to 1593 with 76 fresh positive cases were reported today, informed State Health & Family Welfare Department.
A total number of 4679 samples were tested on Tuesday, of which 76 samples have been confirmed positive in 10 districts. While 74 samples were found positive in quarantine centres, 2 cases are local contacts. With this, the number of active cases in Odisha now stands at 853 and 733 patients have recovered so far.
Of 76 cases, the highest of 16 were reported from western Odisha Balangir district followed by Khordha and Nuapada that have 13 positive cases each.
While 11 cases were reported from Cuttack, Ganjam registered 10 fresh cases, Jagatsinghpur 6, Balasore, Sundargarh and Nayagarh 2 each and a single case was reported from Mayurbhanj district.
Positive cases detected during the day 26-May:
|Sl||District Name||No. of Case(s)|
Here’re case details shared by Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department today:
|District||Travel History and Contact details||Total District tally|
|Balangir||16 cases: All in quarantine centres. 8 Maharashtra, 5 West Bengal, 1 each of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu returnees||Total 54 with 52 Active cases and 2 Recovered|
|Khordha||13 cases: (All in quarantine centres. 10 Surat and 3 Maharashtra returnees)||Total 99 with 51 Active and 55 Recovered. 3 Deceased.|
|Nuapada||13 cases: All in quarantine centres. 12 Maharashtra and 1 Gujarat returnees||Total 14 with all active cases|
|Cuttack||11 cases: All in quarantine centres. 8 Gujarat, 2 Maharashtra and 1 Tamil Nadu returnees||Total 86 with 75 Active cases and 10 Recovered. 1 Deceased|
|Ganjam||10 cases: 8 in quarantine centres. 6 Surat returnees and 2 local contact cases||Total 368 with 93 Active cases and 272 Recovered. 3 Deceased|
|Jagatsinghpur||6 cases: All in quarantine centres. 2 West Bengal and 4 Maharashtra returnees||Total 47 with 42 Active cases and 5 Recovered|
|Balasore||2 cases: All in quarantine centres. 1 Tamil Nadu and 1 Maharashtra returnees||Total 139 with 37 Active cases and 102 Recovered|
|Nayagarh||2 cases: All in quarantine centres and Surat returnees||Total 50 with 44 Active cases and 6 Recovered|
|Sundargarh||2 cases: All in quarantine centres. 1 each of Jharkhand and Maharashtra returnees||Total 39 with 12 Active cases and 27 Recovered|
|Mayurbhanj||1 case: In quarantine centre. Surat returnee||Total 16 with 5 Active cases and 11 Recovered|
However, the Department is yet to share about Two local cases reported in Ganjam district.