Odisha reports 206 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

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Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (PTI) Odisha on Saturday reported 206 new COVID-19 cases, a health department official said.

The state's COVID-19 tally rose to 3,31,602 with the detection of the fresh cases, he said.

The toll rose to 1,891 as a 47-year-old woman from the Malkangiri district, who was undergoing treatment for COVID- 19, died. She also had diabetes and asthma.

Of the new cases, 119 were reported from different quarantine centres.

Angul district recorded the highest 27 new cases, followed by Balangir and Sundergarh with 26 cases each.

There are 2,124 active cases in the state at present, while 3,27,534 patients have so far recovered.

The state has so far tested 71.40 lakh samples for COVID-19, including 29,127 on Friday.

Odisha's positivity rate stands at 4.64 per cent. PTI AAM SBN SOM SOM