Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (LocalWire): The state government today reported the highest ever single day rise of 1,602 new Coronavirus cases as per the latest sample testing reports.
The State Information and Public Relations department today furnished data of the new disease which hinted that Khurda district seems to be inching closer to the Ganjam in terms of total cases.
While Ganjam reported the highest of 308 new cases of the disease, Khurda district reported a total of 285 new cases of the disease.
The government said that out of the 993 new cases detected from the state, 993 were from quarantine centres while 609 were from the local population.
The new cases were reported from 29 out of 30 districts of Odisha.
The government claimed that with the addition of the new cases, the total cases in the state touched 33,479 in the state.
The state has now a total of 12,737 active cases and a total of 20,517 recovered cases.
It has also been able to test a total of 5,28,708 samples till now.