The State on Saturday registered 602 new Covid-19 cases in 26 districts and the State pool, with which the total tally increased to 10,22,594.
Among those infected were 79 children in the age group of 0 to 18 years.Notably, the State had reported 539 positive cases on Friday.
Out of the 602 cases, 353 were detected from quarantine and 249 were local contacts.
Khordha district reported the day’s highest 266 cases followed by Cuttack with 74, Jagatsinghpur 34, Baleswar 24, Sambalpur 23, Mayurbhanj 19, Jajpur 16 and Puri 13.
The districts which recorded below-10 cases were Ganjam eight, Nayagarh eight, Bhadrak and Dhenkanal seven each, Angul and Gajapati six each, Sundergarh five, Rayagada four, Kendrapada, Kalahandi, and Subarnapur three each , Deogarh, Kandhamal and Koraput two each and Balangir, Boudh, Jharsuguda and Keonjhar one each.
Besides, 63 cases were reported from the State pool. The active cases stood at 5,930.
There was no official report of any deaths on the day. So far, 10,09,582 persons have recovered in the State.