Odisha witnesses growth of daily Covid-19 cases again

Covid-19: Active cases in India cross 4 lakh again on Saturday

Bhubaneswar: August 18: Odisha witnessed growth in daily positive cases again. 993 fresh positive cases were found in last 24 hours and out of that, 138 cases under 18 years of age.

Also, 578 people out of 993, were in quarantine and rest are local contact cases.

In last 24 hours, 1064 patients have recovered from the disease and with this, in total, 980471 people have recovered from the disease whereas total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic reached 997146.

So far, 17208248 tests have been done and in last 24 hours, 69,008 sample tests were conducted.

Active cases number in Odisha stands at 9536 and daily positivity rate remains at 1.43 percent.

Khurda district again crossed 400-mark with 419 cases recorded today.


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