Bhubaneswar on Sunday registered 339 new Covid-19 positive cases, with which the total tally in the city rose to 87,274. This was an increase from the 246 infections reported on Monday. Out of the new cases, 289 were local contacts and 50 were quarantine cases.
The local contacts included 26 cases in Dumduma, 19 in Patia, 13 in Khandagiri, 12 in Chandrasekharpur, 11 in Nayapalli, 10 each in Patrapada and Sailashree Vihar and nine each in Laxmisagar and Niladri Vihar.
Currently, the active cases stood at 1,489 in the city. Meanwhile, four more patients succumbed to the disease in the city on the day, mounting the total death toll to 411. However, 390 persons recovered on the day, increasing the total recoveries to 85,353.