Odisha’s Covid-19 tally touched 1,75,550 as 4,209 more people tested positive for the infection while the toll reached 691 as nine new fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, a health official said on Saturday.
The number of active cases in the state increased to 37,239 while 1,37,567 patients have recovered till now.
While two deaths were reported from Bargarh district, one each were reported from Bhadrak, Bolangir, Cuttack, Gajapati, Puri, Rayagada and Sambalpur.
Of the fresh cases reported from across 30 districts, 2,441 were detected in various quarantine centres while 1,768 were local contact cases.
Khordha district continued to record the highest positive cases (663) followed by Cuttack (491), Puri (326), Balasore (183) and Jajpur (176).