( Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey & his wife got 1st dose of  Covid-19 vaccine at IGIMS)

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Patna : A total of 488 more persons including 174 from Patna, 56 from Samastipur, 19 from Gaya, 17 from Jehanabad, 16 from Bhagalpur, 15 from Vaishali, 12 each from Begusarai, Bhojpur, and Munger, 11 each from Aurangabad and Rohtas,10 from Muzaffarpur, tested positive for Covid-19 on March 31, 2021, taking the tally of Active cases in Bihar to 1,907 in Bihar including 750 in Patna on April 1, 2021, from 1,579 on March 31, 2021.

Nine persons each from Banka and Madhubani, 8 each rom Purnia and Saran, 7 from West Champaran, and 6 each from Gopalganj, Khagaria, and Nalanda, 5 each from Darbhanga, East Champaran, Kishanganj, Saharsa, and Siwan, 4 each from Jamui, Nawada, and Sheikhpura, 3 from Madhepura, and 2 each from Araria, Arwal, Buxar, Katihar, and Sheohar, also tested positive for Covid-19 on March 31, 2021.

With it the Covid-19 cases recorded so far in Bihar climbed to 2,66,015 on April 1, 2021, of which 2,62,529 patients have been declared cured including 158 in last 24 hours with the recovery rate (RR) dropping to 98.69% from 98.81% on March 31, 2021. Bihar has tested 2,37,61,732 samples so far including 60,262 samples on March 31, 2021.

The Covid-19 toll increased to 1,578 in Bihar on April 1, 2021, with 2 new deaths being recorded in Patna in last 24 hours. With it, the toll climbed to 464 in Patna on April 1.