Bhubaneswar: While 170 new Covid-19 cases were reported across the State in the past 24 hours, one more person has succumbed to the deadly virus.
With this, the State’s death toll has reached to 18.
According to reports, a 68-year-old male COVID19 positive person from Ganjam district has succumbed to the disease. He was also suffering from comorbid conditions of hypertension and diabetes.
As many as 170 new COVID-19 cases were reported from Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the State’s tally to 6350 on Saturday. Of the total 170 new cases, 143 cases have been reported from various quarantine centres while 27 are local contact cases, informed I &PR department.