Patna, Jun 8 : With detection of 177 new cases on Monday, the tally of coronavirus positive cases increased to 5247 in Bihar so far. State Health Department sources said here that the test report received tonight detected 72 cases of which 17 were found in Siwan followed by Muzaffarpur and Purnea with 9 each, Patna 8, Rohtas 7, Banka and Nawada 5 each, Vaishali , Supaul and Bhagalpur 3 each and Sheikhpura 2 .
Prior to this 105 cases were detected of which 19 were found in Madhubani followed by Siwan with 11, Buxar 10, Munger 9, Gaya 6, West Champaran and Katihar 5 each, Muzaffarpur ,Rohtas and Araria 4 each, Supaul , Arwal , Samastipur ,Kishanganj and Saharsa with 3 each, Gopalganj , Munger , Sheikhpura and Madhepura 2 each and , Vaishali , Bhojpur and Patna 1 each. Majority of the infected persons were migrant labourer. Their infection trail was being ascertained. (UNI)