ANGUL: In a record breaking of single-day spike of new covid cases Angul recorded 866 cases in 24 hours taking the tally to 24,213 cases.Three new fatalities on Sunday pushed the death toll to 62 in the district.
565 people have been recovered from the disease during this period.
As per the district administration’s latest report,Banarpal block recorded the highest of 189 cases while Talcher block recorded 177 cases,Chhendipada block recorded 135 cases of covid.
The other places recorded in the district are Kaniha block 77,Angul municipality 73,Angul block 70,Kishore nagar block 47,Talcher municipality37,Athamallik block 31,Pallahara block 27,and Athmallik NAC recorded 3 cases.25 cases identified from other district.
While the district has been recording over 500 new cases for the past 25 days on Sunday it recorded the highest over 800 cases.
The people are in panic as the number of cases is accelerating dramatically while not long ago ,things were slowing down.The people should maintain all covid guidelines to stay safe.
The district collector Sidharth Shankar Swain said,”Out of these infected persons 97persons have been shifted toTalcher COVID hospital and others to Angul district head quarter corona ward while mild infected are advised to stay at home quarrantine”.