Bhubaneswar, June 6: As many as 566 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 592 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the 566 fresh cases, 112 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 454 cases were reported from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 80,485.
The civic body also said that as many as 1,231 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 71,313 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 355 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 8,796, said the BMC.