Bhubaneswar, June 1: As many as 974 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 Tuesday.
The State Capital recorded 811 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the 974 fresh cases, 170 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 804 cases were reported from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 75,758.
The civic body also said that as many as 1,047 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 65,222 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 341 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 11,174, said the BMC.