Bhubaneswar: At least 349 persons have tested positive for Coronavirus infection while 6 more succumbed to the deadly virus across the State, the government data showed.
With the new cases, the total cases in the state rose to 3,21,913 while the death toll reached 1,784.
Of the total fresh cases detected from 28 districts, 198 have been reported from different quarantine centres and remaining 151 are local contact cases. Contact tracing and follow-up action is underway, said Information and Public Relation (I & PR ) Department.
Sundargarh district recorded highest 46 cases followed by Khordha district (44) and Angul district (26).
Currently, the number of total active cases in the state stands at 3,629 and recovered cases at 3,16,447.
On the other hand, six fatalities were from Puri district (2), Sundargarh district (1), Jharsuguda district (1), Khordha district (1) and Sambalpur district (1).
Here’re details of 6 new COVID-19 deaths:
1.A 33-year-old female of Jharsuguda district who was also suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease & Hypertension.
2.A 56-year-old male of Khordha district.
3.A 37-year-old female of Puri district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.
4.A 47-year-old male of Puri district who was also suffering from Hypertension & Diabetes Mellitus.
5.A 55-year-old male of Sambalpur district who was also suffering from old case of Coronary Artery Disease- Percutaneous Coronary Intervention ST (2006).
6.A 30-year-old male of Sundargarh district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Acute Pancreatitis, Acute Kidney Injury & Chronic Liver Disease.