Bhubaneswar: The number of COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha rose to 245 after 26 more persons tested positive for the virus, informed the Health Department on Friday.
While 19 from Ganjam tested positive for coronavirus, five from Kendrapara and two from Bhadrak districts tested positive.
Most of the cases are the returnees from other states.
Migrants are returning Odisha every day since 3rd May. 4225 Odia people have returned to Odisha on Thursday. So far, 39,765 Odias have returned to Odisha. Returnees are coming by train/bus and other vehicles.
12,461 Temporary Medical Centres/Camps have been readied in 6798 Gram Panchayats of the state. In all these Centres, around 5 lakh beds have been arranged to provide COVID-19 health services in rural areas.