Bhubaneswar: Steady rise in the number of daily Covid-19 positive cases in the State capital city continued unabated with 1118 fresh cases detected from various parts of the city in the last 24 hours on Thursday.
With the new cases, the active caseload in the city has now climbed up to 9,861. Out of the new cases, 185 persons are in quarantine while the rest 933 are local contact cases.
The most 48 cases have been reported from Nayapalli area followed by Baramunda (40). As many as 37 fresh cases have been detected from Chandrasekharpur.
Similarly, Khandagiri registered 35 cases while Dumduma witnessed 27 cases, Mancheswar registered 25 cases in the last 24 hours. Likewise, Laxmisagar, Baragada and Jharpada registered 24, 22 and 21 cases respectively.
Meanwhile, as many as 673 patients have also been declared free from the virus infection in the past one day.
So far, 50,448 Covid-19 positive cases have been detected in the city out of which 40,288 have recovered, 278 have succumbed. As many as 9,861 Covid-19 patients are under treatment at present.
(Edited By Suryakant Jena)