Bhubaneswar, Aug 17: As many as 311 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Khordha district that includes capital city Bhubaneswar under its jurisdiction.
The corona tally on Monday reached 8,961 in the district that has been witnessing a significant rise in the positive cases for the last one week.
As many as 488 positive cases were reported on Sunday, 378 on Saturday, 332 on Friday and 297 on Wednesday surpassing positive tally of Ganjam district.
On the other hand, the district has registered 48 Covid-19 deaths and death of 10 positive persons due to other ailments so far.
With 4,987 recoveries, it has now 3,916 active cases, the highest in the state.