Coronavirus India Updates: Over 200 new cases in Odisha; Bihar death toll rises to 68

Coronavirus India Updates: Over 200 new cases in Odisha; Bihar death toll rises to 68

Coronavirus (Covid-19) India News Updates: India on Wednesday reported 18,653 new cases of coronavirus and 507 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 5,85,493 with around 17,400 fatalities, according to Health Ministry data. There are 2,20,114 active cases and around 3,47,978 people have recovered from the disease. Around 59.43 per cent people have recovered so far, PTI quoted an official as saying. Odisha reported 251 new cases of coronavirus, taking the state’s total tally to 7,316, a health department official said on Wednesday, PTI reported. The state has recorded 25 deaths due to the disease. Out of the 251 new cases, 208 have been reported from quarantine centres where people returning from different states are lodged for preliminary observation. The total number of active cases in the state stands at 2,094 and as many as 5,189 people have recovered. Arunachal Pradesh recorded four new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, taking the state’s total tally to 191, an official was quoted as saying by PTI. The four new cases were reported from West Kameng district among military personnel who have returned from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Punjab and Maharashtra. They are lodged in a quarantine facility and are asymptomatic, surveillance officer Dr L Jampa said. The state now has 128 positive cases and 62 people have recovered so far. The surveillance officer said that reports of 1,759 people are awaited. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday said that the situation in ...
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