Of late, the Covid-19 cases are virtually galloping in the capital city Bhubaneswar. On Tuesday, another 51 persons tested positive for the virus in the city.
With this, the city’s number of positive cases rose to 769 with 397 active ones. Out of the new cases, 35 were from home quarantine and 16 local contacts.
The home quarantine cases included a 10-year-old boy of Old Town, near Lingaraj Temple, a 30-year-old man of Old Town Mahaveer Nagar, a 56-year-old man of Kotatirtha Lane, six cases of Laxmi Sagar Uppar Sahi, a 54-year-old man near Master Canteen, a 26-year-old man of Baramunda HB Colony with a travel history of Chennai, a 29-year-old man of Nuagaon Jena Sahi, a 30-year-old man and a 34--year-old man of Rasulgarh Admimata Colony, a 34-year-old man of Kalinga Nagar, a 55-year-old man of Nageswar Tangi, a 30-year-old man of Unit-2 and a 22-year-old woman of Ghatikia.
Besides, a 31-year-old man of Nayapalli Gada Sahi, two cases of Patia Shree Vihar, a 25-year-old woman of Nayapalli N-5, a 56-year-old man of Nayapalli Sabar Sahi, a 25year-old man of Jharpada , two cases of Dumduma, a 42-year-old man of Saheed Nagar, a 33-year-old man of Unit-6, a 14-year-old girl of Dumduma Subash Nagar, two women of Rasulgarh Pala Mandap, one case of Gajapati Nagar and a 25-year-old man of Bomikhal with travel history of Bengaluru also tested positive in quarantine,
The local contact cases included two employees of a Government hospital, a 39-year-old man of Laxmisagar, two cases of Chandrasekharour, two cases of Kalinga Nagar, a 21-year-old woman of Bharatpur, a 28-year-old woman of Kharavel Nagar, a 21-year-old man and a 23-year-old man of Ganganagar, a 34-year-old woman of Shashtri Nagar, a 27-year-old man of Jharpada Jagannath Nagar, a 28-year-old woman of Nayapalli N-3 and a 29-year-old man of Nayapalli N-5.
In Cuttack city, 27 persons tested positive on the day. With this, the city’s total positive cases rose to 291 with 150 active ones.
The new cases included 17 patients and their attendants of the Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre, who were sent on institutional quarantine after coming in contact with previous positive cases at the hospital.