A total of 239 fresh Covid-19 positive cases were reported in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday, taking the total tally to 27,909 in the State capital city.
Of the 239 new infections, 63 cases were found among the quarantined people while 176 persons were found to local contacts, according to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation.
At least 302 Covid patients have also recovered from the disease today.
With the fresh detection, the number of active cases now stood at 2,684 in Bhubaneswar. The capital city also witnessed 144 deaths due to Covid while 25,060 persons have recovered. Yesterday, the city reported 229 new cases.
Today, Odisha witnessed a spike of 1,931 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths. Of the 1,931 fresh cases, at least 1,120 cases have been detected from among the quarantined people while 811 are found to be local contact cases. Currently, the number of total active cases in the state stands at 20, 750 and recovered cases at 2,52,197.