Patna, Apr 9 : With detection of four more new cases, total number of Corona positive cases increased to 43 so far in Bihar.
Principal Secretary of Health department Sanjay Kumar said today that the total number of Corona positive cases increased to 43 in Bihar after detection of four new cases in Siwan. All the four new detected cases were females and of the same family of a youth who had returned to his native village in Raghunathpur from Oman and was first
tested positive for Coronavirus in Siwan district, he added.
Mr Kumar said that four females detected as positive cases were of 29, 26, 18 and 12 years of age. They were already kept quarantined, he stated.Principal Secretary said that earlier a person of 38 years of age of Nawada was detected as Corona positive case late last night.The youth had returned to Nawada from Delhi, he added.
A total of 16 of 43 reported Corona positive cases were declared cured after treatment so far. Of them, nine were cured after treatment at Nalanda Medical College and Hospital,
Patna, one at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna and six at Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College and Hospital, Bhagalpur. A youth Mohammad Saif Ali who had returned from Qatar to his native village Chauramba in Munger, had died during treatment in All India Institute of MedicalSciences, Patna on March 21.He was first Corona positive case in Bihar. (UNI)