Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (LocalWire): The state government today said that Khurda district reported a staggering 332 new cases of Coronavirus on a single day in their latest round of sample testing.
The State Information and Public Relations Department said that the whole state on the other hand added a total of 1977 new cases of the disease.
As per government estimates, with the addition of 1977 new cases in the state, the total reported cases of the disease in the state touched 54,630.
The highest cases were reported from Khurda district which reported 332 new cases while it was followed by Ganjam which reported a total of 280 cases.
Other districts which reported higher cases included-Mayurbhanj (120 cases), Cuttack (101) and Bhadrak (118).
The state government claims to have done a total of 8,07,826 sample testing till now.
The state is reported to have a total of 16,353 active cases while it has a total of 37,900 recoveries too.