Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (LocalWire): The state in the latest update claimed to have added 2019 new cases of Coronavirus in the sample testing.
With the addition of the new cases, the total cases in the state touched 2.68 lakh.
The state continued to report decline in new cases for the last couple of weeks. The highest cases were reported from Khurda district which saw 283 new cases.
It was followed by Cuttack which saw 150 cases. Other districts which reported the new cases included-Angul (129 cases), Mayurbhanj (111) and Sundergarh (99).
With the addition of the new cases, the total cases in the state now stood at 22,949.
The State has seen recoveries of 2,44,227 patients of Coronavirus.
The government claims to have conducted a total of 40.43 lakh sample testing till now.