Bhubaneswar, April 14 (IANS) The total number of coronavirus cases in Odisha surged to 56, with another man testing positive on Tuesday, said the Health department.
The patient is a 66-year-old man from Jajpur district with travel history to Kolkata, informed district Collector Ranjan Kumar Das.
The number of active cases stood at 37 in the state as five more people recovered on Monday, taking the total number of patients cured of the disease to 18.
“It is indeed a pleasure to share that another five Covid patients, all of Bhubaneswar, have recovered and tested negative for COVID-19. With the combined efforts of all, Odisha is winning the fight against Covid!,” tweeted the Health department.
The state has seen one casualty so far.