Bhubaneswar, Aug 9: As many as 166 persons in Bhubaneswar have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, said the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday.
According to the BMC, 98 positive cases have been reported from quarantine centres, while 68 local cases were reported in the city.
Besides, 113 COVID patients have been cured in the capital city.
“Further contact tracing is still continuing. Primary contacts & nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitised & will be under active surveillance,” said the BMC.
Worth mentioning, 1734 persons tested positive for Covid-19 on August 8 in Odisha, the health department said on Sunday.
The corona tally reached 45,927 in the state with detection of the new cases.
The state has now 15,365 active cases.