128 new Covid cases in BBSR; total 2,735

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128 new Covid cases in BBSR; total 2,735

Saturday, 01 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

A total of 128 Covid-19 positive cases were detected in Bhubaneswar on Friday, taking the capital city’s total tally to 2,735.

Of the new cases, 85 were reported from quarantine centres and 43 were local contacts.

The quarantine cases included 18 cases from a quarantine centre linked to an earlier positive case; six of Salia Sahi linked with an earlier case; six of Satyanagar linked with an earlier case; four of Bharatpur linked with an earlier case; three of Chandrasekharpur linked with earlier case; four cases, all staffs of a private hospital; three of Baramunda linked with an earlier case; three of Ashok Nagar linked with earlier case; three of New Forest Park linked with earlier case; two of Pokhariput Lingaraj Vihar linked with an earlier case; five policemen linked with an earlier case; two cases of BJB Nagar Aurobindo Nagar; two of Jadupur linked with earlier case; two of Unit-9 linked with earlier case and a CRPF personnel with a travel history of Secundrabad.

The local contacts included four cases, all employees of a private hospital; three cases, all employees of another private hospital; three cases, all employees of a media house; two cases of Unit-8 OCC Basti; two of Acharya Vihar Bisheswar Basti; two of Rameshwar Patna; two of CRPF campus; and one case each of Pokhariput Gopa Krishna Nagar, Dumduma Raghunath Nagar, Rajmahal area, Bhimatangi HB Colony and Salia Sahi.

However, 94 more patients recovered from the disease on the day in the city. 

In Cuttack, 22 positive cases were reported on Friday, taking the city’s total tally to 906, out of which 457 are active cases.

Out of the new cases, nine were from institutional quarantine, four from home quarantine, two from paid quarantine and seven local contacts.

However, 112 patients recovered on the day in the city, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation said.

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