Raipur: Chhattisgarh reported 2,114 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking the tally to 1,42,372 while Eleven more deaths pushed the toll to 1,253.
The number of people who have been discharged so far increased to 1,13,771, as 1,801 recovery recorded in the last 24 hour.
Leaving the state with 27,348 active cases, the official informed.
“The worst-hit Raipur district reported 231 new cases, taking its total count to 37,436, including 491 deaths. Korba district recorded 259 new cases, Rajnandgaon 144, Bastar 141, Raigarh 137 and Janjgir-Champa 128 among other districts, he said.
State Higher Education Minister Umesh Patel on Sunday said in a tweet that he has tested positive for the infection and requested all those who came in his contact in the last few days, to quarantine themselves and get their test done.
As many as 25,157 samples were tested on October 10. Cumulatively, 13,53,822 samples have been tested.