Bhubaneswar, Mar 18: 84 more Covid-19 positive cases were detected in the State in the last 24 hours thereby taking the total infection count in Odisha to 338489 on Thursday.
Of these fresh cases, 49 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 35 found as local contacts.
According to the data furnished on its Twitter account of the Information and Public Relations Department, the new cases were detected from 17 districts of the State.
Among the districts, with 25 cases Cuttack remained at the top of the positive list today followed by Sundergarh (10), Bargarh (9), Jajpur and Rayagada 5 cases each, Angul, Khurda and Sambalpur 4 cases each.
At least one case has been reported from the State Pool today.
Besides 61 Corona patients were also recovered in the State today.