Bhubaneswar14/8/20:: As many as 247 new COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours.
As per BMC, of the 247 new COVID-19 positive cases, 148 are Quarantine Cases. While 146 positive cases are linked with earlier positive case, two others have travel history to Jamshedpur and Madhya Pradesh. Besides, 99 are Local Contact Cases.
This apart, 103 persons have also recovered from the infection of Novel Coronavirus.
Further contact tracing is still continuing. Primary contacts & nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitised & will be under active surveillance, the BMC said. The civic body also informed that all the new positive cases have been shifted to COVID Hospital.So far a total of 4842 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected in Bhubaneswar, out of which, 1695 are active cases while 3118 persons have recovered and 23 have succumbed to the deadly infection of COVID-19.Update on newly detected & cured COVID19 cases in the last 24 hrs under the BMC area on 14th Aug 2020(till 9am)