Bhubaneswar, July 17: Covid-19 tally crosses 1000 mark after 124fresh cases were reported from Bhubaneswar in last 24 hours, officials said today.
While 72 persons from quarantine have been tested positive for the deadly virus, 52 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 1043 Covid-19 positive cases have been reported so far from the state capital. While 11 persons in Bhubaneswar have died of Covid-19, the number of active cases stands at 574.