Of the 1695 fresh cases, at least 986 cases have been detected from among the quarantined people while 709 are found to be local contact cases. Currently, the number of total active cases in the state stands at 18882 and recovered cases at 259418.
Khurda recorded highest 183 fresh cases followed by Balasore (128), Sundargarh (110) and Cuttack (103).
This apart, 35 cases were reported from the State Pool.
While the number of cumulative samples stood at 4280274, the number of total positive cases mounts to 279582.
With 15 fresh deaths the toll due the virus rose to 1229 in the State.