Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 (LocalWire): The State government today again reported a dip in the number of new cases of Coronavirus as it reported a total of 2697 new cases.
With the addition of the new cases, the total cases in the state touched 2.46 lakh.
The government said that out of the new cases, a total of 1576 cases are from quarantine while 1121 cases are from local contacts.
Khurda district which had reported more than 500 cases per day today reported 482 new cases while Cuttack saw 234 new cases.
Other districts reported higher numbers of new cases include–Nuapada (153), Mayurbhanj (134) and Sundergarh (120).
The State is now home to a total of 28,811 active cases and also has seen recoveries of 2.16 lakh patients.
The government claims to have conducted a total of 36.64 sample testing till now.