Bhubaneswar, June 4: As many as 753 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 898 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the 753 fresh cases, 126 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 622 cases were reported from local contacts. The source of rest five cases was not known.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 79,327.
The civic body also said that as many as 1,275 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 68,827 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 348 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 10,131, said the BMC.