Bhubaneswar: As many as 319 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha capital while 315 fresh recovered cases have been reported in the city, official sources said today.
Out of the 319 new cases, 92 were detected in quarantine while 227 are local contact cases, including 16 from Rasulgarh and 13 from Patia.
With this, the COVID-19 tally in Bhubaneswar mounted to 23,549 with 3,537 active cases.
On the other hand, the total number of recoveries reached 19,888.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) shared details of the new cases:
Update on newly detected #COVID19 cases in the last
24 hrs under the BMC area on 5th Oct 2020(till 9am).
Further contact tracing is still continuing.
Primary contacts & nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitized & will be under active surveillance. pic.twitter.com/6CaNCJL3zM
— BMC (@bmcbbsr) October 5, 2020