Bhubaneswar: In Odisha, 282 fresh Kovid-1 cases were reported on Friday, bringing the number to 10,1,92 to officials, officials said. At the same time, two government offices have been closed for two days. The Department of Information and Public Relations reported that 96 of the total new cases involved children under the age of 18. 367 people have been identified from the quarantine center and 261 are in local contact.
The highest number of new infections was reported in Khordha district with 211 cases, followed by Cuttack district with 2 cases, Jagatsinghpur (2), Sundargarh (223), Balasore (22) and Mayurbhanj (22). Among other districts, Balangir, Deogarh and Ganjam districts have each filed a new case.
According to the department, no new cases were found in the last two hours in seven districts, Boudha, Kalhandi, Kandhamal, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Nuapada and Sonpura.
The state recorded four new deaths, bringing the total to 8,122. Deaths were reported in Bhadrak, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur and Khordha districts.
Since 10,04,845 people have recovered from the Kovid-1 infection, there are 5,906 active cases in the state.
Meanwhile, the sub-collector office and tehsil office in Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha, have been ordered to remain closed for two days (Friday and Saturday) after five cases were identified among Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) employees.
Positive individuals are instructed to stay in home isolation. If necessary, they can inform BMC immediately.