644 new Covid-19 cases in Odisha, count rises to 6,786

The number of Covid-19 cases in Orissa spiked upto 3,16,645 after 644 news cases were reported on Wednesday, the health department said.

So far, 5,732,590 cases have been reported. The number of active cases sum up to  6,786. The new cases consist of 369 quarantined patients while 275 patients are among the local contacts, the department said.

As per the district-wise Covid-19 count, Cuttack witnessed the maximum number of cases at 64, followed by Angul (50), Sundargarh (62), Khurda (49), Keonjhar (42), Mayurbhanj (36), Nuapada (36) and Kalahandi (35).

According to Odisha Information and Public Department, 728 more recoveries have been made that increases the number of recovery cases in the state upto 3,08,102. There have been 16 fatalities so far,

The nationwide Covid-19 cases have surged up to 92,66,706 after 44,489 new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Source: ANI| Editted by: Sanchayan Joarder