Cuttack City Reports 264 Of 671 COVID-19 Cases In One Week; 71% Close Contacts Of Previous Patients

Cuttack: The Millennium City reported 57 cases in the last 24 hours, which pushed the affected tally to 671 on Sunday.

Briefing the media here, Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Commissioner Ananya Das said that 264 of the total 671 COVID-19 cases in the city were detected between July 19 and July 24.

Elaborating on the new cases reported in the last one week, she said almost 71 per cent of them are close contacts of previous COVID-19 patients. “Analysis of the data revealed that they either contracted the virus from their co-workers or family members/immediate neighbours,” she said.

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