The state has witnessed 10,856 recent Covid-19 cases taking the lively caseload to 61,809.
The state had reported 10,273 Covid cases on Friday and 10,059 cases on its earlier day.
Information and Public Relation division says, out of the ten,856 recent cases, 1,021 cases had been reported within the 0 to 18 years age group. Similarly, 6,293 had been detected in quarantine whereas 4,563 are native contact cases, stated the division.
Highest 3087 Covid-19 cases reported in Khordha district, adopted by Sundergarh (1943), Cuttack (909), Sambalpur (500) and Mayurbhanj district reported 376 new Covid-19 cases, it stated.
A complete 74,936 checks had been carried out within the state on Friday and the take a look at positivity fee (TPR) soared to 14.48 per cent from 13.57 per cent recorded.
Similarly, the state has confirmed two extra Covid-19 deaths following the audit. The demise cases had been reported from Jagatsinghpur and Puri districts. Now, the demise toll within the state stood at 8,478.
Meanwhile, the AIIMS, Bhubaneswar has stopped stroll-in OPD providers of all specialty and tremendous specialty departments briefly from January 17 till additional order. The institute has additionally determined to cease or curtail elective surgical procedures. Only emergency surgical procedures shall be taken up, officers stated.
The AIIMS authority has taken this transfer following many school, residents, employees and college students of the premier medical establishment discovered contaminated with the Covid-19 virus, they stated.
The sufferers, who already made their registration on-line, can attend of their respective division with just one attendant by exhibiting the web reserving quantity.
The general routine examine-up of the sufferers will proceed via AIIMS, Bhubaneswar Swasthya App and telemedicine facility on all working days, the institute stated in an order issued on Saturday.
The telemedicine service shall be made obtainable from 9 a.m. to five p.m. from Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Similarly, the Swasthya cell app shall be at service from 8.30 a.m. to five p.m. from Monday to Friday and eight.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.