MP records 453 new cases, 36 deaths; 1,329 recover

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Bhopal, Jun 9 (PTI) The COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh rose to 7,86,755 on Wednesday after the state reported 453 fresh cases, while the death toll reached 8,441 with the addition of 36 fatalities, the Health Department said.

A total of 1,329 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the count of recoveries in Madhya Pradesh to 7,71,243, the department said.

The number of active cases in the state now stands at 7,071, it said.

With 144 new infections, Indore's caseload went up to 1,52,095, while that of Bhopal rose to 1,22,310 with the addition of 124 patients.

The COVID-19 toll in Indore rose to 1,363 with three more deaths, while the fatality count in Bhopal went up to 960 after two more patients succumbed to the infection.

Indore is now left with 1,138 active cases, while Bhopal has 1,841 patients under treatment, the department said.

As many as 10 out of the total 52 districts in the state did not record any fresh coronavirus case during the past 24 hours, it said.

With 77,110 new tests, the number of samples tested for coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh reached 1,05,95,870, it said.

Coronavirus figures in MP are as follows: Total cases 7,86,755, new cases 453, death toll 8,441, recovered 7,71,243, active cases 7,071, number of tests so far 1,05,95,870. PTI ADU RSY RSY

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