Bhubaneswar, Aug 02 (LocalWire): The State government today said that the state has seen a rise of 3,219 new cases of Coronavirus in the latest round of sample testing.
The State Information and Public Relations department said that out of the 3219 new cases of the viral disease, a total of 1931 cases were from quarantine while a total of 1288 cases were from local contacts.
A total of 29 districts reported the new cases. Khurda district continued to be on peak and reported a total of 731 new cases of the viral infection.
Other districts which followed the league and reported higher cases included-Cuttack (400 cases), Puri (217), Balasore (194), Ganjam (169) and Mayurbhanj (137).
The State government has been able to conduct a total of 18,91,099 sample testing till now.
The State has now a total of 28,443 active cases and a total of 80.770 recoveries. With the addition of the new cases, the total cases of the disease in the state touched 1,09,780.