Bhubaneswar, Aug 8: The state health department on Saturday said 1643 persons tested positive for Covid-19 on August 7 taking the tally to 44,193.
When 1,018 cases were reported from quarantine centres, 625 were local contacts.
On the other hand, as many as 1810 persons recovered from the disease yesterday.
The total number of recoveries stands at 28,697.
Odisha has now 15,189 active cases.