Madhya Pradesh sees spike in single-day corona cases; Sagar reports 7 cases, Bhopal and Jabalpur three each

State reports 17 cases in a day, Covid-19 positivity rate climbs to 0.02 per cent.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Monday, August 02, 2021, 11:07 PM IST
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People at vaccination center in Bhopal on Monday | FP photo

BHOPAL: Sagar witnessed a surge in Covid-19 cases reporting 7 new cases on Monday. Jabalpur and Bhopal reported three cases each on the day. In all 17 new cases surfaced in Madhya Pradesh on a single day. Covid positivity rate in the state has climbed to 0.02 per cent. Indore, Shivpuri and Rajgarh reported one case each.

Earlier, the state had reported 22 fresh cases, of which seven were detected in Indore.

Sample being collected for covid test at fever clinic at JP Hospital in Bhopal on Monday.

Sample being collected for covid test at fever clinic at JP Hospital in Bhopal on Monday. | FP photo

Youth receiving vaccine at a center in bhopal on Monday

Youth receiving vaccine at a center in bhopal on Monday | FP photo

With 7,71,464 vaccinations on Monday, the overall tally has climbed to 3,30,14,156. First dose state tally stands at 2,77, 27, 067 and second dose at 52,87,089.

Rain hampered vaccinations in many districts as beneficiaries had a tough time coming to the centres. A total of 4822 vaccination centres were made with the main focus on second dose. State immunization Dr Santosh Shukla said, “ Main focus has been on second dose vaccination. A Campaign will be launched to boost second dose inoculation in the state.”

Vaccinations in districts

Chhindwara 30,854

Indore 26,880

Sagar 26,311

Jabalpur 26,693

Betul 26,724

Dhar 25,137

Ujjain 22,354

Hoshangabad 20,139

Gwalior 15,432

Tikamgarh 14,364

Katni 14,720

Narsingpur 14,991

Damoh 14,804

Shajapur 14,677

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