Bhubaneswar, July 31 (LocalWire): The state government today said that it has added 1,499 new cases of Coronavirus in the latest round of sample testing.
The government claims that Ganjam district which was reporting below 300 cases for the last few days again saw a spike and reported a total of 368 new cases.
The health department said that out of the 1,499 new cases detected from the state a total of 914 were from quarantine centres and 585 were from local contacts.
A total of 29 out of 30 districts reported the new cases.
With the detection of new cases, the total cases in the state touched 31,877.
Khurda district also seems to be on the troubled side as it reported a total of 214 new cases.
The state has been able to now test a total of 5,14,573 samples.
It has a total of 11,918 active cases and a total of 19,745 recovered cases.