Bhubaneswar, June 5: As many as 592 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 Saturday.
The State Capital recorded 753 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the 592 fresh cases, 110 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 482 cases were reported from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 79,919.
The civic body also said that as many as 1,255 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 70,082 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 351 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 9,456, said the BMC.