Keonjhar: The COVID-19 tally in Keonjhar district soared to 788 on Saturday with the detection of 31 more cases in last 24 hours.
The district administration has identified them as 20 local contact cases and 11 from quarantine centres.
Of the new local contact cases, eight have been reported from Anandapur Municipality, four from Keonjhar Sadar block, three each from Anandapur and Joda blocks and two from Hatadihi block. All of them have come in contacts with five positive patients earlier.
With 570 recoveries, the Keonjhar district now has 218 active cases.