Bhubaneswar:18/6/20: As many as 174 fresh COVID-19 cases have been detected in the state in the last 24 hours. With this, the state’s total count mounted to 4512, said Health and Family Welfare Department today.
While 146 cases have been reported from different quarantine centers, 28 are local contacts. Contact tracing and followup action is underway, said the department.
The new cases have been reported from 18 districts: Keonjhar (5), Jajpur (9), Nabarangpur (7), Khordha (10), Koraput (6), Malkangiri (1), Balasore (34), Kalahandi (6), Nuapada (1), Kandhamal (3), Bhadrak (3), Ganjam (56), Boudh (2), Puri (16), Sundargarh (3), Kendrapada (7), Bargarh (4) and Balangir (1).
With the new cases, the number of active cases in the state rose to 1451. While 3047 patients have recovered in the state so far, 10 succumbed to the virus.
In the last 24 hours, 3752 COVID-19 samples were tested whereas total 2,12, 224 tests have been conducted in the state so far.