Bhubaneswar, Dec 23: Thirty-nine more people tested positive for Covid-19 in the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours, officials said on Wednesday.
Out of the fresh 39 new cases, six cases were reported from among quarantined persons and 33 detected as local contact cases.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 31,474.
During this period, as many as 36 Covid-19 patients of the city were recovered.
So far, a total of 30,850 Covid-19 patients of the city have been cured, while 234 people have succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 369, the BMC added.