Bhubaneswar, Aug 7: The state health department on Friday said 1833 persons tested positive for Covid-19 on August 6 taking the tally to 42,550.
When 1,118 cases were reported from quarantine centres, 715 were local contacts.
On the other hand, as many as 1150 persons recovered from the disease yesterday.
The total number of recoveries stands at 26,887.
Odisha has now 15,370 active cases.