Bhubaneswar, June 6 (Local Wire): Odisha on Saturday said that it has recorded the highest ever of 173 new cases of Coronavirus in a single day in the latest round of sample testing.
This is the highest ever reported case of the disease on a single day till now.
The government claimed that out of the 173 new cases detected, 150 were from quarantine centres while 23 were cases reported within the population.
A total of 14 districts reported the fresh cases of Coronavirus.
The highest of 64 new cases of Coronavirus were reported from Ganjam district alone.
It was followed by Jajpur which saw 19 cases while Cuttack and Mayurbhanj districts reported the third highest of 13 cases each.
With the addition of 173 new cases, the total reported cases in the state now stand at 2781.
The government claims that out of these 1167 are active cases and 1604 patients have already recovered.
The government claims to have done a total of 1,72,621 tests till now.