Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (LocalWire): The state today reported its highest ever of 1833 new Coronavirus cases in the state in the latest round of sample testing.
The State Information and Public Relations department cases that out of the new Corona cases detected from the state, 1118 are from quarantine centres and 715 are from local contacts.
According to the government a total of 29 districts reported the new cases.
Surprisingly Khurda district reported more case than Ganjam.
The highest cases were reported from Khurda district which saw 298 new cases while it was followed by Ganjam district which saw 279 cases.
With the addition of latest cases, the total Coronavirus cases in the state touched 42550.
The government claims to have done a total of 616646 sample testing till now.
Latest data claimed that the state has a total of 15370 active cases and saw a total of 26887 recoveries till now.