Bhubaneswar, June 8 -- Bhubaneswar: Days after witnessing gradual drop in daily Covid-19 cases, Bhubaneswar on Tuesday reported a marginal rise in the infection graph when the city recorded 661 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.

As per the data shared by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), of the new cases, 156 are quarantine cases, while 505 are of local contacts.

Moreover, the BMC also reported 1357 recoveries in the last 24 hours.

With this, the cumulative positive case count in the Capital city rose to 81570 including 7222 active cases. While 73965 people recuperated from the disease, the virus has claimed 362 lives in the city so far.

Notably on June 7, the city reported 424 new infections and 1295 recoveries wh...