Koraput, Sep 16: The coronavirus cases have crossed the 5,000-mark in Koraput district with the detection of 83 new cases in the last 24 hours.
According to the district administration, at least 38 cases are direct contact of previous positive cases, while 44 are local contact cases.
The district has 817 active cases, while 4,212 corona-infected persons have recovered from the disease.
Besides, the virus has claimed seven lives in the district.
Odisha on Wednesday clocked 4270 new Covid-19 cases, the highest ever single day spurt, taking the total number of those infected by the virus in the state to 1,62,920.
When 2478 cases were reported from quarantine centres, local cases were 1792.