Patna, May 15 : With 6 new cases coming to light, the coronavirus tally increased to 1005 in Bihar so far. Principal Health Secretary Sanjay Kumar said here today that out of the 6 cases 5 were reported from Khagaria district and one from Siwan. He said that two 35 years old persons, two 40 years old and a 44 years old man were found in Alauli block of Khagaria district whereas a 28 years old youth was detected to be coronavirus positive at Andar in Siwan.
Mr Kumar said that the majority of the infected persons had returned from outside and were kept at the block level Quarantine Centre. Their samples were sent from these centres for testing which were reported to be positive during the day. He said out of the total cases spread in all 38 districts of Bihar, 580 were active cases. (UNI)