Patna, May 18 : With 31 new cases coming to light again, the number of Corona positive cases increased to 1423 in Bihar on Monday. Principal Secretary of Health Department Sanjay Kumar said here that of these cases, 6 were reported from Supaul, 5 from Muzaffarpur, 4 each from Vaishali and Madhubani, 3 from Saran, 2 each from Katihar and Bhojpur and 1 each from Patna, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Nalanda and Kaimur. He said that the infected persons were in the age group of 10 to 58.
Majority of the infected persons were migrants and were quarantined at block level after their return. Those who came in contact with the infected persons have been put under isolation. Earlier, Gopalganj district had reported 31 cases, Begusarai 14, Munger 7, Nalanda 6, Bhagalpur 4, Saharsa 3, Arwal 2 and Supaul, Khagaria,Purnea and Katihar reported one each. Altogether, 103 cases have so far been reported in the state taking the tally to 1423 .(UNI)