Bhubaneswar:2/5/21: Defeating all assumptions by medical experts that the Covid-19 infections curve is plateauing, the daily count of new positive cases in Bhubaneswar stood at 1093 in the last 24 hours remaining above the 1000 mark for the second consecutive day. The city had recorded 1119 new positives on Friday.
As per the update shared by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), active Covid cases in the city breached the 8000 mark and mounted to 8,168.
The cumulative total of the Covid cases in the city crossed the 45,000 mark with 45,508 cases.
Again reminding of how grim is the Covid situation in the city, four more precious lives were lost to the killer virus in the last 24 hours.
As many as 972 of the new positive cases detected in the city happen to be local contact cases, while the remaining 121 are quarantine cases.
Places with a high number of local contact cases are Patia (63), Old Town (57), Nayapalli (62), Khandagiri (37), Baramunda (35), Chandrasekharpur (34), and Laxmi Sagar (29) to name a few.
Below is the detailed list of new positive cases: