According to the data tweeted by the Information and Public Relations department, six of new cases were reported from among the quarantined people, while the rest three detected as local contacts.
While the new infections were detected from three districts and the State pool, they include one child under the age of 18 years. Among the districts, Khurda reported the highest four cases followed by Cuttack (3) and Sambalpur (1).
Similarly, one case has been detected from the State Pool today.
The data also showed that 13 Covid patients recovered yesterday, taking the State’s total recoveries to 12,79,176. After recoveries and deaths (9,126 due to Covid and 53 for other reasons), State’s active cases stood at 76.