As many as 1,643 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths and 1,810 recoveries have been reported from Odisha on Friday, said the state health department on Saturday. Of the total 44,193 coronavirus cases, 15,189 cases are active, 28,697 are recovered cases.
The death count due to the infection stands at 259, it added. With a single-day spike of 61,537 new COVID-19 cases and 933 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally surged to 20,88,612 on Saturday.
The death toll due to the disease now stands at 42,518 in the country, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
The COVID-19 tally of 20,88,612 cases includes 6,19,088 active cases, 14,27,006 cured/discharged/migrated, stated the Union Health Ministry.