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Patna : The Covid-19 cases recorded in Bihar rose to 2,39,126 on December 6, 2020, afternoon, as 585 more persons including 261 from Patna, 27 from Muzaffarpur, 26 from Katihar, and 16 each from Saharsa and Sitamarhi, testing positive to it on December 5, 2020.

According to State Health Department figure, 14 persons from Kishanganj, 13 each from Purnia and Rohtas, 11 each from Munger, East Champaran and Gaya,  10 each from Bhojpur, Jehanabad, Saran, and Supaul, 9 from Lakhisarai, and 8 each from Araria, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Jamui, and West Champaran, 7 each from Arwal, Gopalganj, Kaimur, Nalanda, Nawada, Siwan, and Banka, also tested positive to Covid-19 on December 5, 2020.

Of the 2,39,126 Covid-19 cases recorded till date in Bihar, a total of 2,32,438 patients have been declared cured including 572 during last 24 hours with the recovery rate being 97.20%. The number of active cases in Bihar was 5,392 on December 6, 2020. The state has tested 1,54,28,602 samples so far including 1,25,904 samples on December 5, 2020.

The Covid-19 toll 1,295 in Bihar on December 6, 2020, with 3 new deaths being recorded in the state during last 24 hours including one each from Patna, Saran, and Purnia.