Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Odisha recorded its highest single-day spike of 3,810 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total positive cases to 1,24,031, the Health Department said on Sunday.
Odisha also reported eight more COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking its death toll to 546. While Ganjam district reported four more deaths, Khordha, Koraput, Rayagada, and Sundargarh recorded one each.
Out of the new cases, 2,286 were detected in quarantine while 1,524 were local contact cases.
Khordha district reported the highest number of new cases (797), followed by Bargarh (396), Cuttack (322), Jajpur (252), and Jharsuguda (192).
The number of active cases in the state rose to 29,658. As many as 93,774 persons have recovered so far from the disease.