Covid-19 In Odisha reported 3,911 new with the single-day exposure with the cumulative case to 1 39,121. The death toll has now reached 591, with 11 more patients succumbed to death due to Coronavirus within the last 24 hours. Of the new cases reported from across 30 districts, 2,315 were detected from various quarantine centres, while 1,676 are local contact cases.
According to the recent reports, now Odisha has moved into the list of Top ten States with the country’s maximum cases by overhauling Assam. In the last three weeks, it has reported more than 300 cases every day. Now Khurda district has overtaken Ganjam and has become the worst affected district. According to the State Health and Family Welfare Department, the cumulative cases had risen to 139121, including 33,182 active cases and 1,05,295 recoveries.
Cuttack, Puri, and Bhubaneswar reported two deaths each. Bhadrak, Ganjam, Koraput, Nayagarh, and Rayagada recorded one death each. According to the data, Khordha reported the highest 687 new novel coronavirus cases followed by Cuttack -392, Puri- 332, Bolangir- 180, Bargarh- 169 Mayurbhanj- 160. Khorda has more than 23,000 confirmed infections, and Cuttack and Bhubaneswar have less than 12,000.
Recently Coronavirus patients will be allowed to vote in the by-elections to the two assembly seats in Odisha. After the meeting between Chief Electoral officers S K Lohani and the collectors and Jagatsinghpur and Balasore’s police chiefs, the decision was taken. The By-polls will be held in Jagatsinghpur and Balasore districts. There will be a specific arrangement for the Coronavirus patients affected voters during the election. There will have an isolation center, and voters will be allowed to vote in the last hour of the poll.
Article Updated by Dikhya Mohanty
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