Bhubaneswar, May 30: As many as 1,001 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 Sunday.
The State Capital recorded 871 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the 1,001 fresh cases, 210 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 791 cases were reported from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 74,973.
The civic body also said that as many as 1,153 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 63,129 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 335 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 11,488, said the BMC.