In Odisha, the daily new covid-19 cases have further come down to 5896. 8429 patients have also recovered from the infection thereby bringing the state’s total active caseload down to 74172.
Odisha, of late has been reporting a sustained turn around in the number of daily covid 19 cases. The number of new cases amounting to 5896, reported during the last twenty four hours, is the lowest since the 21 st of April last.
While the cumulative cases have overshot the eight lakh mark, the cause for concern is the number of deaths on account of covid infection. The state has reported a total of 45 fatalities during the last 24 hours, which is the single day highest ever since the pandemic struck the state around March last year.