Bhubaneswar, Aug 22: As many as 2819 persons tested positive for Covid-19 on August 21 in Odisha, the health department said on Saturday.
When 1691 cases were reported from quarantine centres, 1128 were local contacts.
The corona tally reached 75,537 in the state with detection of the new cases.
On the other hand, as many as 1927 persons recovered from the deadly disease yesterday taking the tally to 50,503.
The state has now 24,582 active cases.