Bhubaneswar: COVID-19 tally in Bhubaneswar rose to 6720 as 324 more persons tested positive for the virus.
Out of the 324 new cases, 173 were detected in quarantine while 151 are local contact cases.
With this, the number of active cases in the city mounted to 2618 while 4061 persons have recovered from the disease till date.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) shared the details of the fresh COVID-19 cases.
Update on newly detected & cured #COVID19 cases in the last 24 hrs under the BMC area on 21st Aug 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/2TuNqoBEfx
— BMC (@bmcbbsr) August 21, 2020