Bhubaneswar: The Odisha capital is slowly turning into COVID-19 hotspot with 16 new cases being detected on Sunday evening.
16 more COVID positive cases confirmed in Bhubaneswar.
— H & FW Dept Odisha (@HFWOdisha) April 5, 2020
Two cases were reported from Kapila Prasad Housing Board Colony Phase II and Bomikhal earlier in the day.
With these 18 new cases on a single day, the total patients with the infection in Bhubaneswar rose to 31 and Odisha’s count spiralled to 39.
In the last three days, 10 cases – seven from Surya Nagar and three from Bomikhal – have been reported from Bhubaneswar.
The city currently has 29 active cases with the first two patients from here having recovered from the infection.