Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 (LocalWire): Odisha today reported a massive single day rise of 2496 new cases of Coronavirus, breaking all its previous records.
With the detection of 2496 new cases on a single day, the total reported cases in the state touched 57126 today.
The government claimed that out of the new cases 1591 are from quarantine centres while 905 cases are reported from local contacts.
The highest cases were reported from Khurda district which saw 378 cases alone while it was followed by Ganjam which saw 327 new cases.
Some other districts too reported higher cases. These include-Balasore (165 cases), Koraput (133) and Cuttack (128).
The government claims to have done a total of 855713 sample testing till now.
It has also seen a total of 17535 active cases and a total of 39205 recoveries.