In Bihar, 44 new COVID cases were registered against one lakh 56 thousand 204 samples tested in last 24 hours. With 49 people recovering from the virus, the number of active cases in the state has come down to 280. No COVID death was reported yesterday.
Meanwhile, Bihar is witnessing a sharp decline in fresh COVID cases. The state’s recovery rate has risen to 98.63 per cent while the test positivity rate has declined to below one per cent.
Over seven lakh 15 thousand people have so far recovered from the infection. No fresh case has been reported from 14 districts including Katihar, Gopalganj and Supaul.