Mumbai: A health department official said that 157 people tested positive for coronavirus in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh in the last 24 hours, which is 8,014 in total cases.
Following the easing of sanctions in the last one month, COVID-19 cases in the state’s industrial hub have gained momentum.
2,060 samples were tested in the last 24 hours and 157 of these turned out to be positive for coronavirus.
With this, the total number of cases in Indore has increased to 8,014, said Purnima Gadaria, Chief Medical and Health Officer in charge.
He said that 325 patients have died due to the disease in the last four months while 5,729 people have recovered.
According to official figures, the COVID-19 cases here crossed the 7,000 marks on July 27 and around 1,000 new cases were added in the last 10 days.
According to data analysis, the death rate due to COVID-19 in the district is 4.05 percent as against the national average of 2.07 percent.
(With Agency Inputs)