Raipur, Jun 4 : The number of active Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Chhattisgarh increased to 489 after 52 new patients were found in the state last night. According to information received from the health department the 52 new Coronavirus patients included 20 in Janjgir district, 4 in Mahasamund district, 3 in Balod, 2 each in Durg, Rajnandgaon and Raipur districts.
Process of admission of new patients to hospitals is currently underway. Earlier, 34 new patients were found till yesterday evening. Meanwhile, 19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery late night. A total 76446 suspected Coronavirus patients were identified in the state till yesterday evening and their samples were sent to labs for testing. Samples of 73706 of them tested negative while results of 2114 samples are awaited. (UNI)