Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Bihar records 228 new COVID-19 cases today, taking total to 2,394; 11 deaths reported till date
Bihar has recorded 11 COVID-19 deaths. Altogether, 653 people have been discharged from hospitals after recovering from the respiratory disease. The state has witnessed a surge in the number of coronavirus cases since 3 May, when it breached the 500-mark and migrant workers began to pour in on special trains and via other modes of transport.
As many as 228 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Bihar on Saturday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 2,394, PTI quotes the health department as saying.Sasaram, the headquarters of Rohtas district, reported the maximum number of fresh cases at 33, including five females— two of them aged five and eight. The number of cases in Vaishali almost doubled to 48 as the district reported 25 fresh cases— all of them males in the age group of 20-45. Most cases have been reported from Raghopur block. Significant numbers of cases were also reported from Madhepura, Darbhanga, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Khagaria, Katihar, Begusarai, Aurangabad, Banka and Begusarai districts.
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