Bhubaneswar, Oct 17 (LocalWire): The State government today said that it has seen a rise of 2196 new cases of Coronavirus in the latest round of sample testing.
This is a further dip in the detection of new cases in the last one week.
With the detection of the new cases, the total cases in the state however touched 2.66 lakh.
The highest cases were reported from Khurda district which saw 259 new cases.
It was followed by Cuttack which saw 175 new cases.
Other districts which reported the new cases included-Sundergarh (140 cases), Mayurbhanj (119) and Jajpur (113).
The State has now a total of 23,786 active cases while it has also reported recoveries of a total of 2.41 lakh patients.
The State government claims to have done a total of 40 lakh testing till now.