Bhubaneswar: The surge in local contact cases continued in the Odisha capital on Tuesday as the city added 342 new COVID-19 cases to its affected tally, taking it to 16933.
According to Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, 98 of the new cases, including two staffers of a private hospital and one that of a government hospital, are contacts of previous patients. The remaining 244 are local contact cases, which includes two policemen and three employees of a private hospital.
The city also saw 387 more patients recoveries from the infection.
With 64 deaths and 12288 recoveries, Bhubaneswar now has 4568 active cases.
Details of new cases and recoveries: