Woman undergoing thermal screening in Bhopal
Woman undergoing thermal screening in Bhopal

BHOPAL: More than 50 per cent positive cases in Madhya Pradesh are still to be found in Bhopal and Indore. Indore has 2,328 corona-active cases, while Bhopal has 1,978 active cases, while the state has 7,823 active cases. However, the four major cities contribute 64 per cent of the total active cases of the state. Gwalior and Jabalpur have 247 and 452 cases, respectively.

Madhya Pradesh reported 620 corona-positive cases, pushing its tally to 248,597 and toll to 3,711 with 10 news deaths. While a total of 237,063 are cured cases at the state level, 816 patients were cured in a single day. The corona-positive rate is 2.4 per cent with 25,229 samples were sent for testing, while 172 samples were rejected at the time of testing.

Indore reported 145 corona-positive cases, taking its tally to 56,539 and toll to 901, while Bhopal reported 169 corona-positive cases, taking its tally to 40,884 and toll to 590. Similarly, Gwalior and Jabalpur reported 20 and 43 corona-positive cases, respectively.

Four districts — Sagar, Ujjain, Hoshangabad and Betul — recorded 14 corona-positive cases each. Harda reported 10 corona-positive cases. Khargone and Rewa reported 11 corona-positive cases each.

Four districts — Niwari, Bhind, Katni and Khandwa — recorded no positive cases, while Burhanpur, Mandla and Morena recorded only one positive case each. Dindori and Burhanpur recorded nine corona-positive cases each and they are the only districts which recorded corona-active cases below two digits.

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