Odisha reports 4 new cases, all linked to West Bengal

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Bhubaneswar:  Odisha reported fresh 4 cases on Friday afternoon taking the total tally to 94, the state Information and public relations department said.

All these four news cases have been reported from Bhadrak district and all have travel history to West Bengal.

The four are a 40-year-old man, a 29-year-old man, a 41-year-old-man and a 24-year-old man, two each from Tihidi and Dhamnagar bocks of the district, the department said.

With five new cases on Friday, the total tally for Bhadrak now stands at 16 which include 14 active cases and 2 recoveries.  The district had reported one positive case earlier today.


Out of the 94 cases in the state, 60 are active cases and 33 patients have recovered and one person died. Of the 94 cases, 38 cases are from three districts – Bhadrak, Balasore and Jajpur.

On Thursday, the state government had ordered 60-hour complete lockdown in these 3 districts. For the last 4 days, these three districts have reported the maximum number of positive cases. Almost all the cases have either travel history to West Bengal or linked to them.

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