Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (LocalWire): The latest data released by the state government today hinted that the Coronavirus cases have seen a surge in Khurda district.
The district reported a total of 274 new cases of the disease in the latest sample testing, the highest in the state along with Ganjam which saw 274 new cases too.
The state on the other side saw a rise of 1,643 new cases of the disease from across the state.
With the addition of the new cases, the total reported cases from the state have touched 44,193.
The State Information and Public Relations Department said that out of the new cases detected, 1,018 are from quarantine centres while 625 are cases from local contacts.
A total of 28 districts reported the new cases. The state government claims to have done a total of 6,34,090 tests till now while it has seen 15,189 active cases. The government claims that it has also seen a total of 28,697 recoveries too.