Odisha News Insight

Latest coronavirus in Odisha update

The total number of coronavirus cases in Odisha have touched 41. The latest reports tell us that a 45-year resident of Bhubaneswar has tested positive for novel coronavirus.

Taking to Twitter, the Health and Family Welfare department of the Government of Odisha made the announcement. The latest case hails from Madhusudan Nagar area of Unit IV section in the State Capital.

On April 4th, Odisha recorded 15 positive cases of coronavirus and the day after, 20.

So far, the total number of confirmed cases in India reached 4,426; 326 have been cured, and the death toll rose to 114. Maharastra has been the hotspot for COVID-19 with 690 cases. Statistically, it took India forty days to attain the first 50 cases, five more days to reach 100 cases, three more days to get to 150 cases and then just two more days to make it to 200 cases. At this rate of growth, and assuming the 5 per cent fatality rate relative to confirmed cases calculated by the World Health Organization, India is headed for nearly a million confirmed cases by the mid of May with over 30,000 deaths. Something similar was stated by Mr Subroto Bagchi, the COVID-19 spokespersons of Odisha, in his first media address.

The Coronavirus Cases across the world is at 13,48,628 with over 74,816 deaths.