Madhya Pradesh sees 12,379 new COVID-19 cases, 102 deaths

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Bhopal, May 1 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh on Saturday reported 12,379 fresh COVID-19 cases and 102 fatalities, taking the tally of infections to 5,75,706 and the toll to 5,718, the state health department said.

The state is now left with 88,511 active cases.

A total of 14,562 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the count of recoveries in Madhya Pradesh to 4,81,477, the department said.

With 1,832 new cases, Indore's caseload went up to 1,12,672 while that of Bhopal rose to 91,456 with the addition of 1,683 cases.

Indore reported eight deaths, taking the toll in the district to 1,147 while the count of fatalities in Bhopal rose to 742 with six more patients succumbing to the infection, officials said.

Indore is now left with 11,992 active cases while Bhopal has 12,043 such cases.

With 60,835 new tests, the total number of samples tested for coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh has crossed 78.08 lakh.

In the month of April, Madhya Pradesh recorded 2,67,826 fresh cases including 1,630 fatalities, as per the data.

Coronavirus figures in MP are as follows: Total cases 5,75,706, new cases 12,379, death toll 5,718, recovered 4,81,477, active cases 88,511, number of tests so far 78,08,547. PTI ADU NSK NSK