Odisha logs 10,489 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more fatalities
Odisha on Monday recorded 10,489 new COVID-19 cases, 688 less than the previous day, with the tally mounting to 11,44,401, a health department bulletin said.
Fifty-three other COVID patients have died due to comorbidities so far.
The daily test positivity rate (TPR) stood at 14.96 percent as the fresh infections were detected from 70,117 sample tests in the last 24 hours, the bulletin said.
At least 982 children were among the new patients and the number of fresh cases shot up from 4,829 a week ago.
The state had on Sunday logged 11,177 cases.
A district that has over 2,500 coronavirus-positive cases is included in the red zone.
At least 4,452 people recuperated from the disease on Sunday, taking the total number of recoveries to 10,60,067, the bulletin said.
''The growth rate of COVID cases has reduced. We have to observe the trend for at least this month,'' the official added.
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