Bhubaneswar: As many as 277 new Covid-19 positive cases have been detected in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours (till 9 AM) today, the BMC has informed through a tweet.
As per the update shared by the civic body, out of the 277 newly detected cases, 181 are quarantine cases while 96 are local contact cases. Also 133 have recovered from the disease during the same period.
With the addition of the newly detected cases the total number of Covid-19 positive cases in the area under BMC has mounted to 5,119 with 1,839 active cases, 3,251 recoveries. The total number of deaths due to Covid-19 reported in the area stands at 23.
The civic body has further informed that all the newly detected cases have been shifted to Covid hospitals, their contact tracing is still underway.
Primary contacts and nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitised and will be under active surveillance, it added.
It may be pointed out here that as many as 378 new Covid-19 positive cases were detected in Khordha district today and out of them 277 are from Bhubaneswar (BMC area) alone.
The details of the cases shared by BMC are as under.