India’s COVID19 death tally crosses 1000 mark, Bhubaneswar reports fresh case after 13 days

Khurda to remain in the Red Zone !

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Bhubaneswar:  India’ COVID-19 tally crossed the 31,000-mark on Wednesday while the death toll rose to 1007.

Odisha reported one more positive case today taking the tally to 119. One 77 year male from Bhubaneswar has been tested positive with the Coronavirus. This is the first case in Bhubaneswar after a gap of 13 days.

According to the latest figures released by the Ministry of Health, the country’s total number of cases has increased to 31,332 which include 22629 active cases and 1007 deaths.

Meanwhile, as many as 7695 patients have been successfully treated and discharged from the hospitals while one person has migrated from the country. With the rising number of recoveries, India’s recovery rate has increased to 24.5 %, while the death rate has risen marginally to 3.2%. Maharashtra has remained the worst affected state with 6939 cases including 369 deaths.

Khurda to remain in the Red Zone !

Odisha reported one more positive case on Wednesday taking the tally to 119. One 77 year male from Bhubaneswar has been tested positive with the Coronavirus. This is the first case in Bhubaneswar after a gap of 14 days.

Considering this, the Bhubanswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) had announced several relaxations in the city on Tuesday night. Apart from the shops selling essential goods and services, several other non-essential shops like electronic repairing, educational books, e-commerce services, IT hardware, Mobile recharge, motor garage, battery shops are permitted to open.

Bhubaneswar has remained the worst affected city in the state with 47 positive cases. Due to this Khurda district has been included in the Red Zone list of the Government of India. After, no case was reported for a period of 14 days, it was expected that the district will be out of the list today. But after detection of a fresh case, all hopes are now dashed.

 

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