Bhubaneswar, July 18 (LocalWire): The state government today reported a total of 591 new Coronavirus cases in the latest round of sample testing.
According to the State Information and Public Relations Department, out of the 591 cases reported from the state 394 cases are from quarantine centres while 197 cases are from local contacts.
The highest cases were reported from Ganjam district which reported 182 new cases.
It was followed by Khurda district which reported 121 new cases.
With the addition of 591 new cases, the total reported cases of the disease in the state touched 16,701.
The state government said that Odisha has now a total of 5,259 active cases and 11,330 recovered cases. The government has otherwise been able to conduct 3.77 lakh tests till now.