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Odisha: Active cases drop below 100-mark, 17 districts turn COVID-free zones

The death toll stood static at 9,126 as no new fatality due to the infection was reported for the 20th consecutive day. Besides, 53 other coronavirus patients have died due to comorbidities so far.

Statesman News Service | Bhubaneswar |

Maintaining its downward trajectory, the State’s active cases of coronavirus infection have dropped below 100-mark while no fresh fatality has been reported for 20th consecutive day.

Meanwhile, the State on Monday reported 7 new COVID-19 cases at 0.05% test positivity rate (TPR), with the tally rising to 12,88,379. Yesterday, 15 positive cases were reported, the health and family welfare department said.

The death toll stood static at 9,126 as no new fatality due to the infection was reported for the 20th consecutive day. Besides, 53 other coronavirus patients have died due to comorbidities so far.

Odisha now has 95 active cases, while 12,79,105 patients have recovered from the disease, including 22 in the last 24 hours. 17 out of 30 districts of the State have so far turned Coronavirus-free with zero active cases, the department informed.

The State’s share is 2.99% in the country’s confirmed virus caseload while the active cases are 0.6% of India’s total active cases. The number of cured patients accounts for 3.01% of the country’s total recovery. Odisha has so far reported 1.75% of the country’s Coronavirus deaths.