Bhubaneswar: A whopping 79% of the new Covid-19 positive cases detected in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours are local contact cases.
Out of the 362 new positive cases detected in the BMC area in the last 24 hours, 286 are local contact cases and 76 are quarantine cases, the BMC has informed in a tweet.
Besides, 406 Covid-19 positive patients have recovered from the deadly disease during the same period in BMC area, the civic body has added in its tweet.
As per the summary of Covid-19 cases provided by the BMC, a total of 17,295 positive cases have been detected in BMC area out those 4524 are active cases, 12,694 are recovered cases and 64 are deceased cases.
The BMC has informed that further contact tracing of the newly reported positive cases is still continuing and their primary contacts and nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitized and will be under active surveillance.
The details of the newly reported cases as well as recoveries are as under.