Bhubaneswar, May 18 (Local Wire): The State Health and Family Welfare Department Monday said that it has added 48 new cases of Coronavirus, detected through their latest testing of samples.
Kandhamal district for the first time reported a total of two new cases from the district. It had no Coronavrus case till Sunday.
The government claims that 47 out of the 48 new cases are reported from the quarantine centres while one was reported from local contact.
The government has till now conducted a total of 95766 testing of samples to screen new cases of the global pandemic.
The latest information from the department claim that Jajpur has reported the maximum if 16 cases. The total cases in the district has now touched 137.
Ganjam district on the other side added 15 new cases of Coronavirus.
With the addition of new cases the state has now the highest reported cases of 307 cases.
A total of 10 districts from the state reported the new cases.
These include-Puri (4 cases), Kendrapara (3), Nayagarh (3), Balangir (2), Boudh (1), Cuttack (1) and Khurda (1).