Ganjam: At least 76 Covid positive cases were reported from Ganjam in the past 24 hours. Out of these, 17 more coronavirus warriors have tested for the deadly virus.
This was informed by the district administration today.
As per reports, the new COVID warrior cases included 6 from Aska, 1 from Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) area, 4 from Bhanjanagar, 1 from Dharakote, 3 from KS Nagar and 2 from Polasara.
Out of fresh cases, 56 are local contacts linked with previous positive cases. While 3 local cases have been reported from Aska, 2 have been found positive for COVID-19 from Bellaguntha, 6 from BeMC, 1 from Bhanjanagar, 4 from Buguda, 9 from Chatrapur, 1 from Dharakote, 2 from Digapahandi, 3 from Hinjili, 10 from KS Nagar, 1 from Khalikote, 1 from Kukudahandi, 4 from Patrapur, 5 from Polasara, 2 from Purusottampur and 2 from Sanakhemundi.
All the positive cases have been shifted to COVID hospitals, the district administration said.
With fresh cases, the COVID-19 tally in Ganjam district surged to 1271 with 403 active cases and 859 recovered cases.