Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (LocalWire): The State government today said that the state added 2,244 new cases of Coronavirus in the latest round of sample testing.
The state Information and Public Relations Department said that out of the 2,244 new cases, a total of 1,390 are cases from quarantine centres while a total of 854 cases are from local contacts.
The government said that the highest cases were reported from Khurda district which saw a total of 311 new cases. It was followed by Ganjam which saw 243 new cases.
Some other districts which reported more cases included-Cuttack (194 cases), Kandhamal (121) and Bhadrak (104).
The state has been able to conduct a total of 9,58,929 sample testing till now. It has also reported a total of 42,276 recoveries and claims to have a total of 19,612 active cases too.