Bhubaneswar, May 28: As many as 747 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 Friday.
The State Capital recorded 471 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the 747 fresh cases, 121 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 626 cases were reported from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 73,101.
The civic body also said that as many as 995 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 60,903 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 331 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 11,846, said the BMC.