Bhubaneswar: October 18: 340 new Covid Positive cases were found in Odisha during last 24 hours. With this, Total Positive Cases (since the beginning of the pandemic) rose to 10,35,417 and of which, 10,22,250 patients have recovered from the disease including 508 new recoveries reported during 24 hours.
Of 340 cases, 50 belong to 0-18 years’ old. Also, 199 people detected Covid Positive when they were in quarantine and rest 141 are local positive cases.
Khurda District of Odisha reported 149 new cases, followed by Cuttack (43), Kendrapara (15), Mayurbhanj (14), Balasore (13), Samablpur (12) and Jagatsinghpur (10).
Active caseload remains at 4,824.
5 more deaths have been registered and with this, total death toll increased to 8290, reported Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department.
57293 tests have been conducted in last 24 hours. Daily Positivity Rate stands at 0.59 percent.