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701 more people infected in Chhattisgarh, the total number increased to 16,726

The India Print 2020-08-19 10:47:41

Raipur. In Chhattisgarh , corona virus infection has been confirmed among the maximum 701 new people a day during the last 24 hours . The number of people infected with this virus in the state has increased to 16,726. On Tuesday, 249 people in the state were discharged from hospitals after becoming infection free. At the same time, eight people have died due to infection. State Health Department officials said on Tuesday that 701 new cases of infection have come today. Among these, Raipur205 from the district, 92 from Durg, 63 from Raigarh, 48-48 from Bastar and Rajnandgaon, 44 from Bilaspur, 34 from Balod, 21 from Korba, 20 from Narayanpur, 19 from Jashpur, 18 from Kanker, 16 from Sukma, Janjgir- 15 cases were reported from Champa, 12 from Bijapur, 11 from Surguja, nine from Surajpur, four each from Korea, Dantewada and Gariaband, three from Kabirdham, two from Bemetra, Balodabazar, Mahasamund, Balrampur, Kondagaon and one from Mungeli. . 

Officials said that 4,36,180 samples have been tested so far in Chhattisgarh. Of these 16,726 people have been confirmed infected. 10,847 patients have become infection free after treatment, with 5,721 patients undergoing treatment in the state. There have been 158 deaths due to corona virus infection in the state. Corona virus infection has been confirmed to be highest among 5,831 people in Raipur district of the state. The corona virus-infected 86 people have died in the district.