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Covid-19 pandemic: Chhattisgarh records 421 new cases and two deaths

Chhattisgarh on Thursday reported 421 new COVID-19 cases, taking the overall tally to 11,48,301, while two more deaths pushed the toll to 14,018

Photo by Viktor Forgacs on Unsplash

Photo by Viktor Forgacs on Unsplash

Press Trust of India Raipur
Chhattisgarh on Thursday reported 421 new COVID-19 cases, taking the overall tally to 11,48,301, while two more deaths pushed the toll to 14,018, an official said.
The daily positivity rate, or cases detected per 100 tests, was 1.36 per cent, he said.
The number of recoveries reached 11,30,227 after 42 people were discharged from hospitals and 1,124 others completed home isolation during the day, leaving the state with an active tally of 4,056, he said. "Raipur recorded 51 cases, followed by Korba 37, Bilaspur 31, Balodabazar 30, Mungeli 28, Rajnandgaon 19, Durg 13 and Raigarh 7, among other districts," the official said. With 31,068 swab samples examined during the day, the number of COVID-19 tests in the state went up to 1,68,49,090, he said. Chhattisgarh's coronavirus figures are as follows: Positive cases 11,48,301, new cases 421, death toll 14,018, recovered 11,30,227, active cases 4,056, total tests 1,68,49,090.

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First Published: Feb 17 2022 | 10:22 PM IST

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