Kandhamal, July 27: Two employee of jail are among the 73 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kandhamal district. The tally in the district rose to 438 on Monday.
Among the 73 cases, Baliguda block reported the highest of 24 cases followed by Phulbani-14, Daringbadi-10, G Udayagiri-6, Tikabali-5, Kotagad-5, Tumudibandh-5 and Raikia-4.
With this the total number of cases in the district rose to 438 while 228 patients have recovered. A total of 209 cases are active with one death in the district.