Bhubaneswar, May 3 (Local Wire): The state government on Sunday said that the total number of Coronavirus cases in the state touched 162 today.
The surge in the numbers was attributed to the detection of five new cases.
These include two new cases from Ganjam where two persons returning from Surat tested positive for the disease.
Three others included one case each reported from three different districts-Keonjhar, Jharsuguda and Balasore.
The cases from Keonjhar and Balasore are linked to West Bengal.
The latest statistics from the government said that the state has a total of 101 active cases and 60 cases of recoveries.