Bhubaneswar, Sept 19 (LocalWire): The State government today said that it has seen a rise of 4209 new cases of Coronavirus in the latest round of sample testing.
Cuttack district continued to be the new troubled district as it witnessed hiked cases. In the latest it reported 491 new cases while cases in Khurda district showed a minor decline from its earlier peak and reported 663 new cases.
The State Information and Public Relations Department said that out of the new cases, it has 2441 cases from quarantine and 1768 cases from local contacts.
Other districts which reported higher number of cases included-Puri (326 cases), Jajpur (176) and Jagatsinghpur (146).
With the addition of the new cases, the total cases of the disease in the state touched 1.75 lakh.
The government claims to have conducted a total of 2.71 lakh testing while the state is home to 37,239 new cases. It has also seen recoveries of 1,37,567.