Odisha had reported 1,833 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the new 1,637 positive cases, 949 have been detected from among quarantined people and the rest 688 as local contacts.
Among districts, Khurda reported highest 350 cases, followed by Cuttack 250, Angul 100, Jagatsinghpur 85, Jajpur 80, Puri 78, Kendrapara 76, Mayurbhanj 75, Bhadrak 71, and Sundergarh 61.
Besides, 71 cases were reported from the State pool.
During the period, 2108 Covid patients recovered, taking the State’s total recoveries to 9,45,177 and bringing down the active cases to 18,381.
A total of 1,56,56,204 Covid tests were done so far, informed the department.