Chhattisgarh sees 1,655 new COVID-19 cases, 37 deaths

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Raipur, May 30 (PTI) Chhattisgarh on Sunday reported 1,655 fresh coronavirus positive casesand 37 fatalities, taking the infection count to 9,69,300 and the toll to 13,016, a health official said.

The number of recoveries reached 9,17,023 after 449 people were discharged from various hospitals while 4,072 others completed their home isolation during the day.

Chhattisgarh is now left with 39,261 active cases, the official added.

Raipur district reported 61 freshcases,taking the total count of infection to 1,55,761, including 3,099 deaths.

Surajpur recorded 171 newcases, Surguja 151 and Raigarh 131 among other districts, he said.

With 43,240 samples tested on Sunday, the total number of tests conducted so far in Chhattisgarh went up to 90,66,610.

Chhattisgarh's coronavirus figures are as follows: Positivecases9,69,300, Newcases1,655, Deaths 13,016, Recovered 9,17,023, Activecases39,261, Tests today 43,240, Total tests 90,66,610. PTI TKP NSK NSK