Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (LocalWire): The State government today again reported new Corona cases below 3000 benchmark after days of reporting reduction in new cases.
The State Information and Public Relations Department today said that it has witnessed a total of 2995 new cases of the pandemic in the latest sample testing.
With the addition of the new cases, the total cases in the state touched 2.40 lakh.
Out of the new cases, 1737 cases were from quarantine while 1258 cases are from local contacts.
Khurda reported the highest of 568 new cases of the pandemic while it was followed by Cuttack which saw 166 new cases.
The government claims that it has tested a total of 35.69 lakh samples till now.
The State is now home to 29,770 active cases while it has also seen recoveries of 2.10 lakh patients.