362 new COVID-19 positive cases detected, 406 cured in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar: As many as 362 new COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours.
As per BMC, of the 362 new COVID-19 positive cases, 76 are Quarantine Cases and all are linked with earlier positive cases. Besides, 286 are Local Contact Cases.
This apart, 406 persons have also recovered from the infection of Novel Coronavirus.
Further contact tracing is still continuing. Primary contacts & nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitised & will be under active surveillance, the BMC said. The civic body also informed that all the new positive cases have been shifted to COVID Hospital.
So far a total of 17,295 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected in Bhubaneswar, out of which, 4,524 are active cases while 12,694 persons have recovered and 64 have succumbed to the deadly infection of COVID-19.
Update on newly detected & cured #COVID19 cases in the last 24 hrs under the BMC area on 16th Sep 2020(till 9am).
Further contact tracing is still continuing.
Primary contacts & nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitized & will be under active surveillance. pic.twitter.com/ZKDEzrmKDN
— BMC (@bmcbbsr) September 16, 2020