Bhubaneswar, Sept 17 (LocalWire): The state government today said that it has seen a rise of 4,241 new cases of Coronavirus in the latest round of sample testing.
With the addition of the new cases, the total reported cases from the state touched 1.67 lakh.
The State Information and Public Relations Department said that out of the new cases, 2502 cases are from quarantine and a total of 1739 cases are from local contacts.
A total of 30 districts reported the new cases. The government claimed that it has been able to conduct a total of 26.19 lakh sample testing till now.
Khurda district reported the maximum of 647 new cases of the global pandemic while it was followed by Cuttack which saw 389 new cases.
Other districts which reported the new cases included-Puri (291 cases), Bargarh (149) and Jajpur (150).
The state is now home to 36,580 active cases while it has seen a total of 1,29,859 recoveries too.