Of the new cases, six were detected from among the quarantined people and the rest five detected as local contacts. While three cases each were reported from Sambalpur, two cases each were reported from Balangir, Cuttack, Kendrapada and Khurda.
With the new infections, the State’s Covid infection tally mounted to 12,87,979.
The data also showed that 14 patients recovered during the period, taking the total recoveries to 12,78,701. After recoveries and deaths (9,123 due to Covid infection and 53 for other than Covid), the State’s active cases stood at 101.