Bhubaneswar, May 16: As many as 1,353 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 Sunday.
The State Capital recorded 1,118 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the fresh cases, 218 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 1,135 cases detected from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 61,634.
The civic body also said that as many as 938 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 49,224 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 293 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 12,906, said the BMC.