Bihar’s COVID-19 tally reaches 21,558 with 1,385 new cases

With 1,385 fresh cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bihar on Thursday, the number of patients in the state reached 21,558, a health official said.

According to the Health Department, the state capital has recorded the maximum number of 378 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total infections to 2,879 on Thursday.

The Department also added that in the last 24 hours, Nalanda reported 93 new cases, 68 in Muzaffarpur, 63 in Siwan, 59 in Jamui, 55 in Bhagalpur, 54 in Bhojpur and 53 in West Champaran.

So far, 13,533 patients have been discharged in Bihar after recoveries. The state’s recovery rate now stands at 67.08 per cent.