Bihar's Principal Secretary of Health Sanjay Kumar talked about availability of automatic RNA extraction machines in the state. He said that for now, the RNA extraction is being done manually. He also informed that the State Government has ordered two automatic RNA extraction machines, one for RMRI and the other for IGMS. "They have been ordered from Singapore, we expect them to be here by month-end or the 1st week of May", said Sanjay Kumar. Till now, 243 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported from Bihar with 2 deaths.