Bhubaneswar, June 8: As many as 661 new Covid-19 positive cases were reported from Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in Odisha in the last 24 hours, informed the BMC on Tuesday.
The State Capital recorded 424 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the 661 fresh cases, 156 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 505 cases were reported as local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 81,570.
The civic body also said that as many as 1,357 people recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 73,965 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 362 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 7,222, said the BMC.