Bhubaneswar: A whopping 79.67% (294) out of 369 new Covid-19 positive cases detected in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours till 9 AM today are Local Contact Cases. The worrying factor is the high ratio of Local Contact Cases which is an indication of local transmission.
The remaining 75 cases are Quarantine Cases, the BMC has informed through a tweet.
The civic body has further informed that 356 Covid-19 patients have recovered in BMC during the same period.
Further contact tracing of the new positive cases is still continuing and their primary contacts and nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitized and will be under active surveillance, the BMC added.
Sharing the summary of Covid-19 cases in BMC area, the civic body has stated that with the reporting of new cases, the total of positives has gone up to 21,895 with 3,537 active cases, 18,248 recovered cases and 93 cases of death.
The details of the newly detected Covid-19 positive cases are as under.