COVID: Bihar limping back to normal life, 98% recovery

  • | Saturday | 16th January, 2021

Bihar is limping back to normal life, altogether 346 new COVID cases were registered in the state on Friday. With this, the state’s COVID tally has jumped to 2,58,289. Two fresh deaths in the last 24 hours, on the other hand, took the state’s COVID toll to 1,449. However, with 2,52,858 recuperating from the virus so far, there were 3,980 active cases in the state on Friday.

Bihar is limping back to normal life, altogether 346 new COVID cases were registered in the state on Friday. With this, the state’s COVID tally has jumped to 2,58,289. Two fresh deaths in the last 24 hours, on the other hand, took the state’s COVID toll to 1,449. However, with 2,52,858 recuperating from the virus so far, there were 3,980 active cases in the state on Friday.

With 371 more people recovering from the virus in the last 24 hours, the state’s recovery rate has now increased to 97.90%.

According to the state health department, Munger and Banka recorded one death each on Friday.

Official figures apart, seven Covid patients died at AIIMS-Patna on Friday, including a 55-year-old woman from Begusarai, a 55-year-old man from Sahobigha in Jehanabad, a 59-year-old man from Sitamarhi, a 65-year-old man from Babuganj in Buxar, a 66-year-old man from Balbahadurpur in Darbhanga, a 72-year-old man from Motihari and a 72-year-old man from Bagmali in Hajipur.

AIIMS-P nodal incharge of Covid-19 Dr Sanjeev Kumar said eight patients were admitted to the hospital and six discharged on Friday. Altogether 125 patients were undergoing treatment for Covid at the AIIMS-P and 10 at Nalanda Medical College and Hospital on Friday.

Of the 346 new cases recorded in the state in the last 24 hours, Patna accounted for 149. The district’s tally has now risen to 51,285. However, with 49,197 people beating the virus in the district so far and 401 succumbing to it, there were 1,687 active cases in Patna on Friday. Among other districts, Darbhanga recorded 33 cases, Begusarai 20, Saran 14, Muzaffarpur 12, and Aurangabad 10 on Friday.



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