Bhubaneswar, June 3: As many as 898 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 Thursday.
The State Capital recorded 918 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the 898 fresh cases, 126 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 772 cases were reported from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 78,574.
The civic body also said that as many as 1,228 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 67,552 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 343 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 10,656, said the BMC.