Bhubaneswar, Sept 16 (LocalWire): The state today created a new record by registering the highest ever of staggering 4,270 new cases of Coronavirus in the latest round of sample testing.
With the inclusion of the new cases, the total reported cases of Coronavirus in Odisha touched 1,62,920.
The government claims to have done a total of 25.67 lakh sample testing till now.
Khurda district again reported the highest of 876 new cases of the global pandemic.
It was followed by Cuttack which saw 374 new cases.
Other districts which reported higher number of new cases included-Puri (287 cases), Jagatsinghpur (188), Bargarh (183) and Balasore (150).
The State Information and Public Relations Department said that out of the new cases detected, a total of 2478 cases are from quarantine and a total of 1792 cases are from local contacts.
The state is now home to 36,473 active cases while it has also seen recoveries of 1,25,738 patients of the global pandemic.