Koraput, Aug 9: As many as 60 persons, including three policemen and one health personal have tested positive for COVID-19.
This information was shared by the district administration.
According to the district administration, Koraput has recorded 60 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours.
Of the 60 positive cases, as many as four cases have been reported in quarantine centres, while 54 cases are direct contact of previous positive cases.
Besides, the virus has claimed two lives in the district. “ One 47 year old COVID-19 positive, who was suffering from diabetics and one 65-year-old male COVID positive, who was suffering from Hypertension and respiratory distress expired during treatment,” said the dist admin.
Worth mentioning, 1734 persons tested positive for Covid-19 on August 8 in Odisha, the health department said on Sunday.
The corona tally reached 45,927 in the state with detection of the new cases.
The state has now 15,365 active cases.