Chhattisgarh reports five more Covid-19 cases

Source : IANS
Author : IANS
Last Updated: Tue, May 19th, 2020, 20:56:08hrs

Raipur, May 19 (IANS) Chhattisgarh on Tuesday reported five more Covid-19 cases, taking the tally of active cases in the state to 41. Four of the new cases were reported from Rajnandgaon, while Korba reported one case.

The State Control and Command Centre for Covid-19 said in a statement that the process was on to admit the patients to the Medical College Hospital in Rajnandgaon and the Bilaspur Covid Hospital.

Chhattisgarh in recent days has been witnessing a sudden spike in the number of positive cases. As many as 25 persons tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, followed by three more on Monday.

Most of the patients are migrant workers who have returned to Chhattisgarh from other states, or those who came in close contact with them.