Of these fresh cases, 212 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 156 found as local contacts.
According to the data furnished on its Twitter account of the Information and Public Relations Department, the new cases were detected from all the 30 districts of the State.
Among the districts, with 49 new cases Khurda remained at the top followed by Sundergarh (45), Angul (30), Cuttack (26) and Mayurbhanj (24).
Besides, 10 cases were reported from the State pool.
570 Corona patients were also recovered in the State today.
On the other hand, at least seven Covid-19 patients also succumbed in the State today.
While three Corona deaths were reported from Cuttack only, Balasore, Jagatsinghpur, Puri and Sudergarh reported one death each.
A 64-year-old male of Cuttack district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease & Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension succumbed. Two 74-year-old males of Cuttack district one of whom was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Benign Prostatic hypertrophy died later.