Bhubaneswar: With 79 more persons tested positive with COVID-19, Odisha’s total number of confirmed cases crossed the 1500-mark on Tuesday.
According to the information released by the Health and Family welfare department, Odisha’s COVID-19 tally rose to 1517 on Tuesday which includes 861 active cases and 7 deaths, while 649 persons have recovered and have already been discharged from the hospitals.
Out of the 79 fresh cases, highest 16 cases have been reported from Cuttack followed by Bolangir with 14 cases. Meanwhile, Sonepur district has reported its maiden COVID-19 case today.
While Odisha had reported its first case on 15th March, it crossed the 1500-mark after 72 days. The state reported its 100th case on 25th April, 500th case on 12th May, 1000th case on 19th May and 1500th case on 26th May.
Odisha COVID-19 Statistics
1st case :15th March’20
100th case :25th April’20 (40 days)
200th case :6th May’20 (11 days)
300th case :9th May’20 (3 days)
400th case :11th May’20 (2 days)
500th case : 12th May’20 ( 1 day )
600th case : 13th May 20 ( 1 day )
700th case : 15th May 20 ( 2 days )
800th case : 16th May 20 ( 1 day )
900th case : 18th May 20 ( 2 days )
1000th case : 19th May 20 ( 1 day )
1500th case: 25 May 20 (6 days)