59 new cases push Odisha's COVID-19 tally to 3,36,101

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Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (PTI) Odisha's COVID-19 tally mounted to 3,36,101 on Saturday as 59 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

Half of the state's 30 districts did not report any fresh case, he said.

Thirty-four new cases were reported in quarantine centres, while 25 infections were detected during contact tracing, the official said.

Bargarh and Sundergarh districts reported the highest number of new cases at nine each.

The state now has 787 active cases, while 3,33,351 people have recovered from the disease, 1,910 patients have succumbed to the infection and 53 others have died due to comorbidities, he said.

Odisha has so far tested over 80 lakh samples for COVID-19, including 22,389 on Friday.

The administration has vaccinated 3.9 lakh health workers and frontline personnel so far, he added. PTI AAM SBN ACD ACD