Bhubaneswar, July 5: As many as 170 new Covid-19 positive cases were reported in Bhubaneswar in last 24 hours. This was informed by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
BMC officials said that all the fresh cases are from local contacts. As many as 100 patients recovered during this period. The total caseload of the city reached 157875 with detection of the fresh cases. The city has reported 1193 deaths due to the virus infection so far and the number of active cases stands at 523.
On Sunday, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced that Covid test facility has been made available for the people in 25 Urban Primary Health Centres (UPHCs) and Urban Community Health Centres (UCHCs) in the city.
People can avail the testing facility at the centres between 9 am and 11.30 am and 5 pm and 7 pm every day. In addition to this, Covid test facility is also available between 8 am and 2 pm in Capital Hospital.