Bhubaneswar, May 17: As many as 864 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 Monday.
The State Capital recorded 1,353 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the 864 fresh cases, 134 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 735 cases were reported from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 62,498.
The civic body also said that as many as 936 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 50,160 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 296 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 12,021, said the BMC.