Bhubaneswar, Apr 29: As many as 6,998 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha in the past 24 hours, taking the Covid-19 tally of the State to 4,35,513, informed the State Health and Family Welfare Department on Thursday.
Out of the 6,998 fresh Covid-19 cases, 4,054 cases were detected from quarantined people, while 2,944 cases were reported from local contacts.
Khordha district recorded the maximum number of fresh cases at 919.
As many as 3,75,721 people of the State have recovered from Coronavirus infection so far, said the Health Department.
The State currently has 57,710 active cases, it added.