Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (LocalWire): The state government today said that the total reported cases of Coronavirus in the state crossed 50,000 as the state reported its highest single day rise of the viral infection.
The state government said that a total of 1876 new cases of the global pandemic was found in the state in the latest round of sample testing.
With the addition of the new cases, the total cases of the disease today touched 50,672.
The Information and Public Relations Department said that out of the new cases, a total of 1182 were reported from quarantine centres while 694 cases are reported from the local contacts.
All 30 districts reported the new cases. Khurda district reported the highest of 297 cases while it was followed by Ganjam which saw 260 new cases. Cuttack also saw a spurt and saw 109 new cases.
The state government claims that they have tested a total of 7,24,354 samples till now.
The state is said to have a total of 15,509 active cases and a total of 34,805 recovered cases.