Bhubaneswar, Oct 10(LocalWire): The State Information and Public Relations Department today said that it has reported a total of 2854 new cases of Coronavirus in the latest sample testing.
With this, the state is again able to report below 3000 cases hinting towards a declining trend of the disease spread.
With the addition of the new cases, the total cases in the state touched 2.49 lakh.
Out of the new cases detected, 1659 are said to be from quarantine while 1195 cases are from local contacts.
Khurda district today reported further dip in the new cases and saw 393 new cases.
The district was earlier reporting more than 500 cases every day.
It was followed by Cuttack which saw 244 new cases. Other districts which reported higher number of cases included-Angul (131), Balasore (116) and Kalahandi (105).
The State has now a total of 28,246 active cases. It has also seen recoveries of 2.2 lakh patients.
The government claims to have conducted a total of 37.10 lakh sample testing till now.