Bhubaneswar: The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours. The single-day count had stood at 10,031 yesterday.
The new infection has pushed the cumulative tally to 55,4666 in the State.
Out of 9,793 new cases, 5534 have been detected from quarantine centres while rest 4259 cases are local contacts.
The cumulative recovered tally reached 45,7569 with 9,706 new recoveries which have been reported in last 24 hours. The active cases in the State now stood at 94829.
Khordha and Sundergarh continue to remain worst affected with registering 1511 and 1018 new infections in last 24 hours. The situation in Cuttack and Angul also remained grim as the two districts recorded 641 and 526 new cases during the period.