Coronavirus instances in Chhattisgarh rose to 6 on Thursday, information company ANI reported quoting Raipur AIIMS Director NM Nagarkar as saying. Three extra individuals, together with a girl, have examined optimistic for coronavirus in Chhattisgarh, taking the full variety of confirmed instances within the state to six. One of many instances was reported from the state capital Raipur, and one every from Durg and Bilaspur. Earlier on Wednesday, two individuals, a 26-year-old girl from Raipur and a 26-year-old man from Rajnandgaon, with latest overseas journey historical past, have been discovered optimistic for the lethal virus.
Final week, a 24-year-old girl, who had returned to Raipur from London, was the primary confirmed case of coronavirus within the state. In the meantime, the state public relations division has requested Chhattisgarh-based journalists, who attended the press convention of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath in Bhopal on March 20, to remain in self-quarantine and instantly contact well being officers. The advisory got here after a journalist from Bhopal, who was current on the press convention, examined optimistic for coronavirus.The state authorities has additionally warned of stern motion towards those that conceal their overseas journey historical past, and their members of the family.
In the meantime, India has now reported 13 deaths on account of coronavirus, with recent reviews of casualties from Jammu and Kashmir and Maharashtra. In line with Well being Ministry information, the variety of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) instances have additionally risen to 649 within the nation. Nevertheless, the newest ICMR information mentioned a complete of 536 people have been confirmed optimistic amongst suspected instances and contacts of identified optimistic instances.