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Odisha registers 3,456 new COVID-19 cases, 46 fresh fatalities

Odisha’s COVID-19 tally rose to 8,86,946 on Wednesday as 3,456 more people tested positive for the infection, while 46 fresh fatalities pushed the state’s coronavirus death toll to 3,717, a health official said. As many as 1,973 new cases were reported in quarantine centres, while the remaining 1,483 new infections were detected during contract tracing. The daily positivity rate rose to 5.24 percent from 4.79 percent on Tuesday. Fifty-three other coronavirus patients have died due to comorbidities to date. Odisha now has 34,216 active cases, while 8,48,960 people have recovered from the disease thus far, including 4,159 on Tuesday. The state has so far tested over 1.32 crore samples for COVID-19, including 65,845 on Tuesday. Odisha’s cumulative positivity rate stands at 6.67 percent.


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