Bhubaneswar: As many as 550 more persons, including 31 media persons, tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha capital, official sources said today.
The fresh cases also include 18 staffers of a bank near Rabindra Mandap in the city. Out of the 550 cases, 241 have links with earlier positive cases, 2 have travel history, and 307 are local contact cases.
With this, the COVID-19 tally in Bhubaneswar rose to 12403 with 4822 active cases.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) shared the details of the new cases.
Update on newly detected & cured #COVID19 cases in the last 24 hrs under the BMC area on 4th Sep 2020(till 9am).
Further contact tracing is still continuing.
Primary contacts & nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitised & will be under active surveillance. pic.twitter.com/3FHA01PwcP
— BMC (@bmcbbsr) September 4, 2020