Coronavirus in Bhopal: City records 198 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 10,505
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Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal on Sunday recorded 198 new cases of coronavirus, taking the total count of people infected with the virus to 10,505.

Out of the total cases, 8,489 people have been cured in Bhopal. So far, 263 people have died in the city after contracting the lethal virus so far.

Meanwhile, eight people from Reliance Smart Aasima Mall tested positive for COVID-19. Eight people from Dwarka Nagar also tested positive for the virus. From Indira colony, 10 people tested positive for coronavirus. The 25th battalion reported one COVID-19 positive case and Police Radio colony reported two positive cases. Other infections were detected in various colonies like Ankur colony Shivaji Nagar, Arera colony, Ravera town.

India's COVID-19 case tally crossed 35-lakh mark with a spike of 78,761 new cases and 948 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday. The COVID-19 tally in the country stands at 35,42,734, the Ministry stated. The total number of cases includes 7,65,302 active cases, 27,13,934 cured/discharged/migrated and 63,498 fatalities.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total number of samples tested up to Saturday is 4,14,61,636 including 10,55,027 samples tested yesterday.

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