Bhubaneswar, April 30: The state government on Thursday said that Jajpur district on a single day reported 14 Coronavirus positive cases from the containment zone during their surveillance.
Sanjay Singh, Secretary, Information and Pubic Relations (I&PR) Department said, “All cases have been detected from Katikata area of the district.
Earlier the area reported six cases. We have collected samples from most households there. We detected 14 more cases today,”
Subroto Bagchi, Chief Spokesperson of the government on Coronavirus said that with the detection of 14 new cases the total Coronavirus cases in the state touched 142, one of the highest increase of case with 24 hours ever in the state.
With the new development, Jajpur now reports the maximum of active cases of Coronavirus, ahead of Khurda district.
The latest statistics claim that the state has a total of 102 active cases and 39 recoveries.