While 10 districts have reported an increase in cases, four districts - Sonepur, Sambalpur, Boudh and Sundargarh have recorded more than 10 pc weekly positivity.
Figures range between 0 pc and 0.97 pc in all districts except Kalaburagi which reported 1.42 per cent test positivity rate.
Positivity rate drops to 26.23 per cent; a slight increase in active infections to 1.16 lakh as 9,692 recovers.
In the 24 hours ending Saturday 9 am, 40,357 samples were tested, which returned 11,573 positives, taking the overall cases in the state to 22,60,181.
As many as 9,833 fresh cases were reported from the State in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 11,87,295 and the cases dropped from 11,607 on January 18 to 10,368 the next day.
The state war room data shows that Kalaburagi, Chikkamagaluru, Udupi , Ballari, Bengaluru Rural and Davanagere are under the department's radar.
Despite a marginal drop in Covid infection count during the last 24 hours mainly due to low testing, Odisha’s daily test positivity rate (TPR) touched 15 per cent (pc) on Monday.
Two covid infected persons have died of Covid in the Mahe region of the UT, Director of Health and Family Welfare Dr G Sriramulu said in a release.
The districts have been directed to start telemedicine services to reduce patients visiting OPDs with minor ailments and avoid non-essential admission of patients.
An analysis by the Health department indicated that most of the new infections was among the unvaccinated 19-40 years age group.
Witnessing a surge since the New Year, Cuttack saw the number of active cases rise from just 112 on January 1 to a whopping 1,497 in the last 10 days.
The state witnessed a slight drop in fresh cases as it reported little less than 1,000 cases as against 1,257 in the previous 24-hour span, due to fewer tests conducted.
While 351 previously infected persons reported recovery on Jan 10, one person died due to Covid-related complications, taking the death tally to 4,043.
Setting alarm bells ringing, 10 doctors working at Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad tested positive for the virus on Sunday.
With the big number added, the state’s Covid tally shot up to 30,51,958 with 49,602 active cases that saw a rise of 28.81 per cent.
As Omicron cases are high, experts have not ruled out community transmission of the variant, though the state health department is yet to confirm it.
The two districts of Medchal-Malkajgiri and Rangareddy have reported the highest Test Positivity Rate (TPR) over the last week, reveals data.
The DPH informed that 71 per cent of the State’s adult population has been vaccinated with two doses and January 26 is the deadline for 100 per cent second dose coverage.
Meanwhile, the state’s recovery rate, which had been steadily increasing in the past four months since August 9, has lately been either constant or is dropping.
East Godavari reported the highest of 69 cases followed by 52 in Chittoor while the remaining 11 districts logged less than 50 infections.