Mumbai: The Health Department said that 210 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Odisha on Thursday, bringing the number of people infected with the virus to 5,962.
The state also recorded 17 deaths due to coronavirus on Thursday.
According to the daily health bulletin, the Ganjam district (58) had the highest number of cases, followed by Khordha (47) and Gajapati (29).
Six National Disaster Response Force (NDFR) personnel deployed for cyclone among restoration work in West Bengal have also detected positive for the disease.
India’s COVID-19 count reached 4,73,105 on Thursday, with the highest single-day in 16,922 cases in the last 24 hours.
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that there were 418 deaths in the country in the last 24 hours, pushing 14,894 people to death.