News and updates from across Odisha that happened on Jan 29. From news on Covid daily cases to new restrictions, and from weather updates to sports news, we have got you covered. Thanks for tuning in to this space on CityBuzz.click.
* Cold wave returns as Odisha shivers in intense cold. Read the full story.
* Cuttack city reports 173 new Covid positive cases and 372 recoveries, CMC informed in a tweet.
* Bhubaneswar reports 876 new Covid positive cases and 754 new recoveries in the last 24 hours, BMC said in a tweet.
* Odisha reported 4842 new Covid positive cases in the last 24 hours, of which 671 are in the 0-18 years category. In quarantine 2809, local contacts 2033. The State also reported 15 deaths.
* Khurdha reported 1253 Covid cases, highest in any district of Odisha, followed by Cuttack (443), Sundargarh (159), Balasore (169), Sambalpur (149) and Mayurbhanj (179).
* The petrol price in Bhubaneswar was unchanged on Saturday with the rate in the capital city at Rs 101.81 while diesel price at Rs 91.62.
* In Cuttack the prices of petrol and diesel on Saturday were Rs 102.17 and Rs 91.97, respectively.