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Patna : Covid-19 cases recorded so far in Bihar rose to 2,63,265 cases on March 18, 2021, as 107 more persons including 26 from Patna, 11 from Bhagalpur, 7 from Nalanda, 6 each from Mdhubani and Rohtas, 4 each from Bhojpur, Kishanganj, Munger, Muzaffarpur, and Siwan, 3 each from Darbhanga, East Champaran, Katihar, and Samastipur, and 2 each from Aurangabad, Gaya, Madhepura, Nawada, Saran, Sitamarhi, and West Champaran, tested positive for the pandemic on March 17, 2021. The new Covid-19 cases have crossed hundred mark in Bihar after a gap of several days.

The active cases climbed to 405 in Bihar including 183 in Patna on March 18, 2021. Bihar has tested 2,30,02,888 samples so far including 59,076 samples on March 17, 2021. Of the 2,63,265 Covid-19 cases recorded till date in Bihar, altogether 2,2,61,304 patients have been declared cured including 64 in last 24 hours with the recovery rate (RR) dropping to 99.26% on March 18, 2021. The number of active cases was 363 in Bihar on March 17, 2021.

The Covid-19 toll climbed to 1,555 in Bihar on March 18, 2021, with 1 new death being recorded in Rohtas in last 24 hours. Wit it, the toll increased to 46 in Rohtas on March 18, 2021.