Mumbai: A Health Department official said that Odisha’s COVID-19 infection was 3,3,492 on Monday, with 183 more people testing positive for the infection, while two more people died.
Of the new cases, 106 were reported from different quarantine centres, while the remaining 77 are local contact cases.
The maximum number of 32 new cases were registered in Sundergarh district after Angul (24) and Khurda (14) districts.
The Department of Health and Family Welfare said on Twitter, “Inform Kovid about the demise of two numbers of positive patients during treatment in hospitals.”
Two fresh fatal attacks took place from Balasore and Sandargarh districts.
In addition, 53 COVID-19 positive patients have also died in the state due to comorbidity, he said.
Of the 1,885 coronovirus fatalities reported so far, Khurda district, in which the state capital Bhubaneswar is, Ganjam (247), Sundargarh (168), Cuttack (140) and Puri (117) alone killed 326 people.
He said that COVID-19 fatalities are below 100 in twenty-five other districts.
Currently, there are 2,345 active COVID-19 cases in Odisha, while 3,26,209 patients have so far recovered from the highly contagious disease.
The state has so far conducted over 70.28 lakh sample tests for COVID-19, including 15,980 on Sunday. The Department of Health and Family Welfare said the state’s positivity rate is 4.7 per cent.