--Bhubaneswar sees 293 new Covid postive cases, active cases stand at 3,344
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29: As many as 293 new Covid-19 positive cases were reported from Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in Odisha in the last 24 hours, informed the BMC on Sunday.
The capital city had reported 187 cases yesterday and 213 cases the before.
Out of the 293 fresh cases in the State Capital, 35 cases were detected among quarantined people and 225 cases were reported from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 1,06,559.
The civic body also said that as many as 252 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 1,02,204 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 990 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 3,344, said the BMC.