Though no fresh cases have been detected in the last two days, the hospital authorities are carrying out contact tracing to prevent further spread of the virus.
Though the cases came down after remaining constant at a range between 1,000 and 1,200 for nearly a fortnight, the infection count is not coming below 400.
According to an analysis, an average 960 cases and 66 deaths per day were added to the State tally. With 36,407 people recovering last month, the total recoveries went up to 9,93,235.
Around 12 districts of the State have 10 or less life saving machines in their Covid hospitals
The State has reported 23,618 cases and 1527 deaths so far in August taking the tally to 10,02,323 and death toll to 7493.
People have been asked to observe pujas including Ganesh Puja, Durga Puja, Laxmi Puja, and Kali Puja falling in the next three months on their premises with strict adherence to Covid safety norms.
Odisha records 1,833 new cases, 67 deaths in the last 24 hours; TPR rises to 2.6 pc
Of the fresh 1,930 cases spread across all 30 districts, five recorded more than 100 with Khurda leading the list at 431 cases, followed by Cuttack, Balasore, Jajpur and Kendrapara.
The State government had announced unlock guidelines starting July 1 in which all shops have been permitted to stay open till 2 pm.
Launching a training programme for doctors on paediatric care on virtual platform, the Chief Minister said the government has approved an action plan to create infrastructure
The team will monitor testing, surveillance, and containment operations besides Covid appropriate behaviour and its enforcement.
A day after new cases fell below 3,000, the number of infections surged in the State with 3,456 people testing positive for Covid-19 in last 24 hours.
Health department sources said the new cases have declined significantly in western and southern Odisha as seven of the 15 districts have a positivity rate of below 2% and the rest below 5%.
Health department sources said five deaths were reported from Sundargarh followed by four each from Cuttack and Kalahandi and three each from Boudh, Jharsuguda and Khurda.
New clusters are emerging from the areas where people were evacuated to cyclone shelter ahead of the storm.