Odisha reports 6th COVID-19 death, 74 new cases

Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered its sixth death due to COVID-19 while 74 more persons tested positive for the virus yesterday taking the tally to 1052, official sources said today.

The deceased has been identified as a 70-year-old man of Khordha district. He had history of comorbidity  of hypertension and was admitted to AIIMS-Bhubaneswar yesterday with respiratory distress. The septuagenarian breathed his last while undergoing treatment on the very day, official sources said.

Here’s the district-wise tally of 74 new COVID-19 cases detected in Odisha yesterday:

Sl# District Name No. of Case(s)
1 Boudh 28
2 Puri 11
3 Cuttack 9
4 Khurda 7
5 Ganjam 6
6 Jajpur 6
7 Kendrapara 2
8 Malkangiri (New) 2
9 Balasore 1
10 Dhenkanal 1
11 Kandhamal 1
Total 74

Out of the 74 new cases, 72 were detected from quarantine centres while two are local cases, sources added.

The state government informed about the details of fresh 74 in a series of tweets.

With this, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 739 while 307 patients have recovered so far.

Here’s overall district-wise tally of COVID-19 cases in Odisha:

District Positive Recovered Active Deceased
Ganjam 313 109 202 2
Jajpur 174 55 119 0
Balasore 122 27 95 0
Bhadrak 95 23 72 0
Khurda 71 48 20 3
Puri 44 1 43 0
Kendrapara 40 8 32 0
Cuttack 36 2 33 1
Boudh 33 0 33 0
Jagatsinghpur 28 5 23 0
Sundergarh 27 13 14 0
Angul 17 0 17 0
Mayurbhanj 11 4 7 0
Nayagarh 10 1 9 0
Keonjhar 8 2 6 0
Balangir 6 2 4 0
Kandhamal 3 0 3 0
Sambalpur 3 0 3 0
Deogarh 2 1 1 0
Dhenkanal 2 1 1 0
Jharsuguda 2 2 0 0
Kalahandi 2 2 0 0
Malkangiri 2 0 2 0
Koraput 1 1 0 0
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