Bhubaneswar, August 28: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday witnessed single-day spike of 354 new corona positive cases today.
Out of the 354 fresh cases, 152 were reported from quarantine centres and rest 202 cases found as local contacts.
With this, the number of local contacts surpassed quarantined cases for the third straight day in the capital city.
Now, the number of Covid cases in the BMC area rose to 9,001 out of which 5,419 persons have recovered and 38 died. The number of active cases stands at 3,535 now.