Bhubaneswar, Aug 2: As many as 118 fresh cases of Covid-19 have been reported from Bhubaneswar in last 24 hours, officials said today.
While 69 persons from quarantine have been tested positive for the deadly virus, 49 locals contact cases have also been reported in last 24 hours.
“Further contact tracing is still continuing. Primary contacts of infected persons are being while nearby houses of positive cases are also being sanitised,” said an official.
As many as 2979 Covid-19 positive cases have been reported so far from the state capital. While 18 persons in Bhubaneswar have died of Covid-19, the number of active cases stands at 1268.