Advertisement
Monday, Oct 25, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Odisha reports 730 new COVID-19 cases, 16 fresh fatalities

Odisha reports 730 new COVID-19 cases, 16 fresh fatalities
outlookindia.com
1970-01-01T05:30:00+0530
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (PTI) Odisha''s COVID-19 tally

mounted to 3,16,001 on Wednesday as 730 more people tested

positive for the infection, a health official said.

Sixteen more patients succumbed to the infection,

pushing the coastal state''s coronavirus death toll to 1,687,

he said.

As many as 419 new cases were reported in quarantine

centres, while 311 infections were detected during contact

tracing, the official said.

Mayurbhanj district registered the highest number of

new cases at 68, followed by Khurda (65) and Sundargarh (57),

he said.

Four fresh fatalities were reported in Sundargarh,

three in Puri, two in Khurda and one each in Angul, Bargarh,

Bhadrak, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Ganjam and Jajpur districts, the

official said.

Khurda district, under which Bhubaneswar falls, has so

far reported the highest number of coronavirus fatalities at

283, followed by Ganjam (240), Sundargarh (136) and Cuttack

(134), he said.

Fifty-three coronavirus patients have died due to

comorbidities to date, the official said.

The state now has 6,887 active coronavirus cases,

while 3,07,374 people have recovered from the disease so far,

he said.

Odisha has so far tested over 56.85 lakh samples for

COVID-19, including 43,453 on Tuesday, he said, adding the

state''s positivity rate stands at 5.56 per cent. PTI AAM

ACD ACD


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

More from Website

NSA Ajit Doval To  Address 'Pune Dialogue On National Security'

NSA Ajit Doval To Address 'Pune Dialogue On National Security'

Apart from issues directly concerning the defence of our country, the 'Pune Dialogue On National Security' discusses a wide range of other issues.

'Will You Drop Rohit Sharma?', Virat Kohli Laughs Off Saying 'It's A Very Brave Question'

'Will You Drop Rohit Sharma?', Virat Kohli Laughs Off Saying 'It's A Very Brave Question'

India captain Virat Kohli was left wide-eyed and quite taken aback when a question was directed at him on whether wicketkeeper-batter Ishan Kishan merits a place in the side over his white-ball deputy Rohit Sharma.

AFG vs SCO, Live Cricket Scores, T20 World Cup 2021: Afghanistan 'Favourites' Vs Scotland

AFG vs SCO, Live Cricket Scores, T20 World Cup 2021: Afghanistan 'Favourites' Vs Scotland

Follow live cricket scores of ICC men's T20 World Cup Group 2 match between Afghanistan vs Scotland here.

More from Outlook Magazine

My Name Is Khan: The Face That Launched A Thousand Products

My Name Is Khan: The Face That Launched A Thousand Products

Behind SRK’s lover-boy image lies instability—sensitive to social, cultural and political change.

A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.

A Passage To India: Shah Rukh Khan Through The Eyes Of His Greatest American Fan

A Passage To India: Shah Rukh Khan Through The Eyes Of His Greatest American Fan

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has grown beyond the confines of Bollywood and India to find fame and fans worldwide, writes Beth Watkins.

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement