--218 new Covid-19 positive cases were detected in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours.
Bhubaneswar, Sept 19: As many as 218 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.
Out of the fresh cases reported in the State Capital today, 57 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 161 cases were reported as local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 1,10,889 with active cases standing at 3,736.
The civic body also said that as many as 176 people of the city recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 1,06,118 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 1,014 people succumbed to the virus.