BHOPAL: As many as 166 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 across Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. The health department bulletin cited two deaths linked to the infection, taking the death toll to 3,818.
No new cases of the infection were reported from 22 districts, ten districts reported one new case each, whereas 16 districts reported new cases in single digits. A total 15,138 Covid-19 tests were conducted across the state on Thursday.
With 263 patients discharged from hospitals on Thursday, the state’s overall recovery count rose to 2,49,706. One Covid-19 patient died in Bhopal and another in Damoh.
Of 166 new cases, Bhopal accounted for 38 and Indore 30. The number of cases in Indore rose to 57,619, including 924 deaths, while Bhopal’s case tally stood at 42,767 with 613 fatalities. Bhopal now has 746 active cases, while this figure for Indore is 350. With 15,138 new tests conducted in the state, the overall number of tests rose to 54.20 lakh.
As of Thursday, there were 2,331 active cases in MP. The number of tests conducted so far stands at 54,20,927.