Bihar Reports Third Death Due To Coronavirus, State’s Covid-19 Tally Increases To 471Bihar Coronavirus Update

A 54-year-old COVID-19 patient died in East Champaran district, taking the total number of deaths due to coronavirus in Bihar to three, a health official said on Saturday (2 May).

The total number of positive cases in Bihar stands at 471.

Sanjay Kumar, Principal Health Secretary, said that the man was a cancer patient and was undergoing treatment. He returned from Mumbai on 20 April. However, when his samples were tested he turned out to be coronavirus positive.

Later, he was admitted to Nalanda Medical College and Hospital in Patna, where he succumbed to the disease on Friday (1 May).

Earlier on 21 March, the State's first COVID-19 patient, from Munger district, had died and his reports later confirmed he was suffering from the pandemic disease. Another 35-year old COVID-19 patient died on 17 April in Patna.

At least 30 out of 38 districts of Bihar are now affected by the Coronavirus.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)


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