Cuttack: Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Wednesday said that 143 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the city in past 24 hours.
While 112 cases were reported from Containment Zones, 12 were home quarantine cases. Another seven were reported from institutional quarantine centres and the remaining 12 were local contact one.
“Active surveillance, contact tracing, and sanitization of the concerned areas are underway,” CMC said.
#COVID19 update in Cuttack city (CMC area)
Out of the 166 new COVID-19 +ve cases reported today in #Cuttack district, 143 +ve cases belong to Cuttack city (CMC area).
Another 69 recoveries have been reported recently! KUDOS to the efforts of all doctors & healthcare staff. pic.twitter.com/opIPgsGAxL
— CMC,Cuttack (@CMCCuttack) August 5, 2020
According to a notification issued by the civic body, as of Wednesday, 1,325 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Cuttack out of which 661 have recovered. There are 654 active cases and 10 have succumbed to the disease.
Meanwhile, Odisha’s COVID-19 caseload touched 39,018 with the detection of 1,337 fresh infections, while nine more fatalities pushed its coronavirus death toll to 225 Wednesday. As many as 815 new cases were reported from quarantine centres, while 522 people tested positive for the infection during contact tracing.