Bhubaneswar: On Sunday, Odisha saw a surge of new COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row. Of the 469 cases detected in the last 24 hours, 94 were from Cuttack and 27 from Khordha districts.
As per the latest updates from Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), 74 fresh cases were detected from Cuttack city alone. 46 were in institutional quarantine and rest 28 were in home quarantine.
#COVID19 update in Cuttack city (CMC area)
Out of the 94 new COVID-19 positive cases reported today in #Cuttack district, 74 +ve cases belong to Cuttack city (CMC area).
Active surveillance and sanitization of the concerned areas is underway. pic.twitter.com/aEZwV5vYtG
— CMC,Cuttack (@CMCCuttack) July 5, 2020
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) too shared the update were 19 people tested corona positive. However, in good news for the State Capital, 23 COVID-19 patients also recovered.
Update on newly detected & cured #COVID19 cases in the last 24 hrs under the BMC area on 5th July 2020(till 9am).
Further contact tracing is still continuing.
Primary contacts & nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitised & will be under active surveillance. pic.twitter.com/PbxYLIaJlr
— BMC (@bmcbbsr) July 5, 2020