Bhubaneswar, Sept 24 (LocalWire): The State government today said that it has reported its highest ever single day rise of 4,340 Coronavirus cases in the latest round of sample testing.
The State Information and Public Relations Department claimed that out of the new cases, 2,517 cases are from quarantine and 1,823 cases are from local contacts.
With the addition of the new cases, the total Coronavirus cases in the state touched 1.96 lakh.
The highest of 653 new cases were reported from Khurda district while it was followed by Cuttack which saw 567 cases.
Other districts which reported higher numbers of new cases included-Puri (203 cases), Jagatsinghpur (193), Angul (155) and Balasore (162).
The government claims that the state has now a total of 38,818 active cases and also seen a total of 1.57 lakh recoveries cases.
The government on the other side claimed that it has been able to conduct a total of 29.56 lakh sample testing till now.