Bhubaneswar, April 5 (Local Wire): The state government on Sunday said that a total of 18 new cases of COVID 19 were detected on the single day in the city.
The government earlier in the day had informed about two new cases.
However later at late night, the State Health Department said that 16 new cases were detected from the city out of which 15 were from Bomikhal alone.
With the 16 new cases, the total COVID 19 cases in the state reached 39.
A statement from the government Sunday late night said, “16 more COVID positive cases confirmed in Bhubaneswar,”
It also added, “About 15 of the new cases detected today belong to Bomikhal which has been sealed.
Cluster containment has been put in place and house to house survey is going on. All suspects and contacts shall be isolated and tested.
Citizens are urged not to panic and stay indoors.”