Odisha recorded 1000 COVID 19 related deaths in last 74 days
Odisha recorded 1000 COVID 19 related deaths in last 74 days

The state has a serious concern on the growing covid 19 related death despite a steady decline in new cases. An analysis was conducted to find the infection pattern, it says,  the case fatality rate (CFR) doubled in last fortnight as it rose from 0.64 per cent (pc) to 1.11 pc whereas the daily test positivity rate (TPR) has come down from 4.17 pc to 1.85 pc. The State recorded 18,543 new cases and 207 deaths during the last 15-day period.

In the last 24 hours, 17 patients died of deadly virus, increasing the death toll to 1,527, excluding death of 53 persons, who had other underlying diseases. The state has recorded over 1,000 deaths in last 74 days. Of which, the first 500 deaths in 169 days and the last 500 deaths came in only 35 days. Odisha is one of the few states where Covid fatality is on constant rise despite the fall in rate of infection. While the average daily count of new cases declined from over 2,000 to 1,236.

Covid deaths went up from on an average 10 a day to 13.8. The active cases in the State came down below 10,000 as the state reported 1,346 patients recovery on Sunday. The State reported 753 new cases, the lowest since July 18. The number of active cases stands at 9,217.  

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