Bhubaneswar (Reporters Today Bureau): The COVID-19 toll in Odisha crossed 5000-mark and reached 5058 as the state reported 66 more deaths.
Khurda district registered highest fatalities with 23 deaths, followed by Ganjam (8), Sundargarh and Mayurbhanj (6 each), and Boudh (5). As many as 2215 more COVID-19 cases were reported in Odisha during the last 24 hours while a total of 77519 samples were tested in the state, yesterday. The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) for the day stood at 2.85%.
Khurda district registered highest 483 fresh infections, followed by Cuttack (348) and Balasore (150). With this, the COVID-19 tally in the state reached 954326 with 21289 active cases.