Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (LocalWire): The Khurda district continued to report the highest number of new Coronavirus cases as it added a total of 466 new cases of the disease in the latest estimates.
The State Information and Public Relations Department said that the state at large reported a total of 2589 new cases. With the addition of the new cases, the total reported cases of the disease touched 67,122 by today morning.
The department said that out of the new cases, a total of 1,574 cases are from quarantine centres while a total of 1,015 cases are from local contacts.
A total of 29 districts reported the new cases. The highest cases were reported from Khurda district which saw 466 new cases while it was followed by Ganjam which saw 242 new cases.
The government claims that it has been able to test upto 10,62,469 samples till now while it has also seen a total of 45,314 recoveries.
The government claims to have a total of 21,383 active cases as of now.