Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (LocalWire): The State government today said that it has reported further decline in the new Coronavirus cases in the state.
The department said that in the latest round of sample testing it has found a total of 1793 new cases.
With the addition of the new cases, the total cases in the district touched 2.77 lakh.
The highest cases were reported from Khurda district which saw 208 new cases. It was followed by Cuttack which saw 160 cases.
Other districts which reported higher number of cases included-Angul (107 cases), Mayurbhanj (104) and Sundergarh (99).
The state has now a total of 19579 active cases while it has also seen recoveries of a total of 2.57 lakh patients.
The government claims to have conducted a total of 42.40 lakh sample testing till now.