Bhubaneswar, Sept 29 (LocalWire): The state like yesterday continued to report a lesser number of new cases of Coronavirus in the latest update today.
As per the government, the state added a total of 3067 new cases of the disease.
This is a dip in the number of new cases at a time when the state was reporting over 4000 cases per day.
The state information and public relations department said that with the addition of the new cases, the total reported cases from the state today touched 2.15 lakh.
The department said that out of the new cases detected, a total of 1809 cases were from quarantine while 1258 cases were from local contacts.
The highest cases were reported from Khurda district which saw 555 new cases.
It was followed by Cuttack which saw 230 new cases.
Other districts which reported higher numbers of new cases included-Puri (178), Mayurbhanj (143) and Balasore (146).
The state is now home to 37,210 active cases while the total recoveries stand at 1,77 lakh.
The government claims to have conducted a total of 32 lakh sample testing till now.