Koraput, Aug 12: As many as 77 persons, including nine with travel history, have tested positive for coronavirus in the district in the last 24 hours, informed the district administration.
As many as nine persons having travel history have tested positive for the virus, while 44 positive cases are direct contact case.
Besides, four Covid Warriors have tested positive for coronavirus and 20 local contact with positive case have been detected in the district.
Of the 77, as many as 30 cases were detected in Jeypore Municipality and 11 cases have been reported from Koraput Municipality.
Similarly, two from Kundra block, three from Laxmipur block, two from Pottangi block, two from Semiliguda block, five from Sunabeda Municipality, two from Bandhugaon block, three from Boipariguda block and one from Borigumma block have tested positive for COVID-19.