Bhubaneswar: A whopping 69% (224) of the newly detected 325 Covid-19 positive cases in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours till 9 AM today are local contact cases, the BMC has informed through a tweet.
The remaining 101 newly detected cases are in quarantine cases, the tweet added.
Besides, 420 Covid-19 patients have got cured of the disease during the same period, the civic body has said.
The BMC has further informed that further contact tracing of the newly detected cases is still continuing and their primary contacts and nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitised and will be under active surveillance.
With the detection of new cases the total count of positive cases in the BMC area went up to 17,620 with 4426 active cases, 13114 recovered cases and 67 cases of deaths.
The details of the newly detected cases and recoveries are as follows.