Updated on: Monday, July 13, 2020, 04:09 AM IST

Bhopal reports highest one-day spike of 106 cases

Three doctors, two more journalists test positive
Representative Pic | ANI

Representative Pic | ANI


Tally 3595, death toll 118

Koh-e-Fiza 7

Shahjahanabad 5

Jahangirabad 4

Arera Colony 4

Kotwali 3

Managal 3

Bagsewania 3

Priyadharshani Nagar 3

Misrod 2

Shahpura 2

Kalpna Nagar 2

Fortune Enclave 1

Alkapuri 1

The state capital on Sunday recorded its highest single-day spike of 106 COVID-19 cases, bringing the virus count to 3595. The death toll in the city has gone to 118. Since the unlock 1.0, the state capital has been witnessing continuous and sharp rise in coronavirus cases in the capital. The city had 95 cases on Saturday. More media persons from the Press Complex were reported to have got infected with the virus.

Three doctors, one each from AIIMS, TB Hospital, and GMC were tested positive for the infection. Four positive cases surfaced at Arera Colony, while three have been reported from Bagsewania. Misrod and Shahpura reported two each.

Two more persons of a Hindi daily at Press Complex in MP Nagar have been diagnosed with the virus. One positive case each has been reported behind Bapu Ki Kutia(Roshanpura) and Sun City, Airport Road.

Two members of one family tested positive from Chuna Bhatti. Malviya Nagar and Kalpna Nagar reported two cases each. Fortune Enclave and Alkapuri reported one positive. Three positives have been reported from Priyadharshani Nagar.

SDM Rajesh Gupta said, “Three doctors including TB Hospital, AIIMS’s lady doctor and GMC doctor have been tested positive for the infection. Arera Colony and 1100-Quarter have reported more positive cases. Positive cases are randomly surfacing at colonies along Misrod road. We are closely monitoring the situation. ”

Shahjahanabad reported five positives and Koh-e-Fiza reported seven. Jahangirabad reported four and Kotwali reported three. Managalwara reported three.


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Published on: Monday, July 13, 2020, 04:09 AM IST