Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (LocalWire): Khurda district today reported its highest ever of 342 new Coronavirus cases in the latest round of sample testing.
The consistent recording of highest cases in the last three days surpassing Ganjam hinted that the district is turning to be the new hotbed of Coronavirus.
The latest data said that while Ganjam reported 222 new cases, Khurda recorded the highest new cases in the state.
Meanwhile the state in total recorded 1734 new cases. With the detection of new cases the total reported cases of the disease in the state touched 45927.
A total of 29 districts reported the new cases. The government claimed that out of the new cases 1075 cases are from quarantine centres while 659 cases were from local contacts.
The government claims to have done a total of 650183 tests till now.