Bhubaneswar, May 2 (Local Wire): Jajpur district in the state is now all set to report the highest cases of Coronavirus soon, surpassing even Khurda district in terms of the total numbers.
With the detection of five more cases on Saturday, the district has now a total of 45 reported cases of the global pandemic while the total reported cases in Khurda stand at 47.
Keeping in mind the pace of detection of new cases due to contact tracing and stricter surveillance in containment zones in the region, it is most likely that it will surpass the figures of Khurda district within next 24 hours.
In terms of total active cases Jajpur is now already leading with total 44 active cases in the state.
It is followed by Balasore with 17 active cases and Khurda district with active 16 cases.
While the cases in Khurda district emanated from a mixed crowd, most cases in Jajpur could be attributed to the recent returnees from West Bengal.