Bhubaneswar, Oct 02 (LocalWire): The State government today said that it has seen a total of 3600 new cases of Coronavirus from the state in the latest round of sample testing.
The State Information and Public Relations department today said that out of the new cases, 2109 cases were from quarantine while a total of 1491 cases were from local contacts.
With the addition of the new cases, the total cases in the state today touched 2.36 lakh.
Khurda district which had seen a minor dip in Corona cases in the last few days, today saw a jump and recorded 766 new cases of the pandemic.
It was followed by Cuttack which saw 358 new cases of the disease.
Other districts which reported higher numbers of new cases included-Kendrapara (129 cases), Puri (115) and Balasore (107).
The State is now home to 25,326 active cases while it has also seen recoveries of 1,90,000 Coronavirus patients.
The government claims to have conducted a total of 33.48 lakh sample testing till now.