Bihar BJP MLC Sunil Kumar Singh dies of COVID-19, becomes first lawmaker in state to succumb to virus
Singh, who was the BJP MLC from Darbhanga constituency, was undergoing treatment at the hospital since 13 July after he tested positive for COVID-19.
Groom dead, over 100 test positive for COVID-19 after attending wedding in Patna; event triggers biggest infection chain in Bihar so far
The groom's body was cremated in a huff, without the authorities being informed. But somebody telephoned the district magistrate and narrated the whole episode. All close relatives of the deceased, who attended the ceremony in Bihar, were tested on 19 June. Of all the relatives, 15 tested positive, the officials said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Bihar govt closes registration of migrant workers for mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine
Migrant workers returning to Bihar will not have to undergo the mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine any more, as the movement of people has opened across the country, a state government official said on Tuesday, a move that can lead to a further spurt in COVID-19 cases.
A pattern of targeted disinformation on TikTok and Facebook was recently reported by a digital analytics firm in Delhi.
Coronavirus Outbreak: 20-year-old ward boy of private hospital in Patna tests positive as confirmed cases in Bihar climb to seven
According to a health department official, a 38-year- old man from Munger district who died at AIIMS, Patna, last week before his test results confirmed that he was suffering from COVID-19, was first admitted to the private hospital situated in Khemnichak locality of the city which has since been sealed. The district administration ordered all doctors, nurses and other staff of the facility to be quarantined.