Malkangiri: As many as 29 Border Security Force (BSF) personnel has tested positive for Covid-19 in the district. This was informed by the District Collector.
As per reports, the new cases are among 36 new cases detected in the district in the past 24 hours.
Odisha today registered 206 new cases of Covid-19. Besides, two deaths were also reported from the state today.
Of the total 206 cases detected in the last 24 hours, 192 cases were reported from various quarantine centres across the State while remaining 14 cases are local contacts, according to State Information and Public Relations Department.
Malkangiri district reported the highest 36 cases followed by Jajpur (28), Koraput (18), Jagatsinghpur (17), Cuttack (17) and Bolangir (16).
Similarly, 15 cases were reported from Deogarh, 7 each from Mayurbhanj and Khurda, six each from Keonjhar and Angul, five from Balasore, four each from Bhadrak, Dhenkanal, Kendrapada, Sambalpur, three each from Ganjam, Jharsuguda, two from Sundargarh, one each from Boudh, Nayagarh and Puri.