MP sees 397 new cases; 35 deaths; 1,240 recoveries
Madhya Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rose to 7,87,572, after 397 more persons tested positive for the infection on Friday, while the toll rose to 8,510 with 35 casualties, an official from the state health department said. This is the first time since March 2 that the state recorded less than 400 new cases.
As many as 1,240 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the count of recoveries in Madhya Pradesh to 7,73,615, the official said.
With the addition of 117 new cases, Indore's caseload went up to 1,52,341, while Bhopal's tally rose to 1,22,514 after 97 new cases were detected, he said.
At least three out of 52 districts of the state recorded no fresh infections in the last 24 hours, the official said.
Coronavirus figures in MP are as follows: Total cases 7,87,572, new cases 397, death toll 8,510, recovered 7,73,615, active cases 5,447, number of tests so far 1,07,51,600.
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