With 75 new Covid-19 cases being detected in the capital city Bhubaneswar in the last 24 hours, the number of infections rose to 29454 today, according to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
As per the data furnished on BMC’s Twitter account, of the new cases, 14 were detected from quarantines and the rest 61 were found as local contacts.
With the recovery of 142 patients in Bhubaneswar in last 24 hours, the total number of active cases under BMC stands at 981.
On the other hand, as many as 1474 more Covid-19 positive cases were detected in the State in the last 24 hours thereby taking the total infection count to 295889 on Monday.
Of these fresh cases, 855 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 619 found as local contacts.