COVID-19: Bihar Governor calls all-party assembly to evaluate scenario

Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan has referred to as an all-party assembly on Saturday to evaluate the COVID-19 scenario within the state. With the alarming rise in COVID-19 cases, the Bihar government is outwardly struggling to offer medical amenities to sufferers. Hospitals are having to manage with a scarcity of oxygen cylinders as properly.

Earlier on Friday, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held a high-level assembly, where he hinted at implementing extra restrictions within the state. “If the situation continues to deteriorate, more suitable measures will be taken to put a brake on the surge of coronavirus in Bihar like other parts of the country in the wake of its second wave,” Chief Minister Nitish Kumar advised reporters. 

In view of the rising cases of COVID-19, the government has banned all sports activities packages and gymnasium operations with fast impact. This is being achieved to cease the unfold of the virus and to interrupt the an infection chain.

The Department of Arts, Culture, and Youth has issued an order stating that all sports activities complexes, outdoor-indoor stadiums, swimming swimming pools, competitions, and coaching packages in gymnasiums and gymnasium operations in Bihar will be suspended until May 16.

Meanwhile, BJP Rajya Sabha MP and former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Modi took the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Bihar reported 6253 contemporary COVID-19 cases on Friday. With this, the COVID-19 tally within the state stands at 3,07,557. A complete of 1688 people have misplaced their lives on account of the lethal virus since its outbreak final 12 months.

Out of the contemporary 6253 cases, a most of 1364 cases was reported in capital Patna. Other main COVID-19 hit districts are Gaya with 590 cases, Muzaffarpur (393), Bhagalpur (386), and Begusarai (257).

A complete of 1853 sufferers recovered within the final 24 hours, while 2,72,403 COVID-19 sufferers have been cured within the state to date. The restoration charge stands at 88.57%. There are 33,465 energetic cases in Bihar at current.

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