No COVID-19 death in Odisha for a week, tally at 3,35,151

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Bhubaneswar, Feb 1 (PTI) No COVID-19 death has been reported in Odisha for a week now, even as 79 fresh cases pushed the tally to 3,35,151, a health department official said on Monday.

The coastal state's coronavirus death toll remained unchanged at 1,906. The last fatality was reported from Sundergarh district on January 25, he said.

A total of 53 other COVID-19 patients have died due to comorbidities.

Of the new cases detected in 19 of the 30 districts, 47 were from different quarantine centres, while the remaining are local-contact infections, he said.

Odisha now has 1,089 active cases, while 3,32,103 patients have recovered from the disease.

The state has so far conducted over 77.31 lakh sample tests, including 22,153 on Sunday, the official said.

Meanwhile, the COVID-19 vaccination drive has been suspended for two days in view of the ongoing pulse polio immunisation programme across the state, a senior health and family welfare department official said.

The COVID-19 vaccination programme will resume from February 3, he said. PTI AAM RBT RBT