Bhubaneswar, May 4: As many as 1,116 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported from Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in Odisha in the last 24 hours, informed the BMC on Tuesday.
The State Capital recorded 823 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the fresh 1,116 Covid-19 cases in the State Capital, 177 cases have been detected from quarantined people, while 939 cases detected from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 48,256.
The civic body also said that as many as 655 people of the city have been recovered from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 39,016 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 272 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 8,947, said the BMC.