Returnees account for 72% of Bihar’s Covid cases in last 20 days
Friday, 22 May 2020 () Bihar’s migrant workers, who have returned to the state amid the Covid lockdown, have accounted for an alarming 72% of the cases recorded in the past 20 days. The number of patients with novel coronavirus symptoms has doubled to 2,166 in just one week. The figure was 1,000 on May 15.
The health ministry also said the Covid-19 fatality rate has dropped from 3.13% to 3.02% since the lockdown was implemented while the recovery rate has improved to 41%. Pre-lockdown doubling rate of Covid-19 cases was 3.4 days, now it is 13.3. Congress president Sonia Gandhi held the first online...
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