The CPI-ML teams’ findings estimate the Covid death figures to be around 1 lakh.
Samrat Chaudhary, the minister of the Panchayat Raj Department, on Saturday, requested the state election commission to make the vaccination against coronavirus mandatory.
As part of the gradual unlock process in the state, government and private offices have been allowed to function in full strength till 5 PM, while shops will be allowed to remain open till 6 PM.
Maharashtra and Bihar raised their fatality figures last week through data reconciliation after audit/validation by around 14,000 and 4,000, respectively.
CM Nitish Kumar made the announcements via Twitter after chairing the Crisis Group meeting of the state government.
Lockdown was imposed in Bihar till May 15 amid the surge in COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced.
Bihar witnessed 97 Covid deaths on Sunday, including that of the younger brother of former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi.
Technicians unavailable to run ventilators, Bihar to transfer unused ones at govt hospitals to the private sector
Through an advertisement, the state health department has asked the private hospitals of state to apply for taking the ventilators for next three months.
As many as 90 private hospitals have been allowed to start treatment of Covid-19 patients, adhering to the guidelines laid down by the MHA.
A senior medical officer preferring anonymity said that spread of infection in rural areas indicates a mega pandemic threat, which may infect a larger population soon.
Chaudhary, who was the sitting MLA from Bihar's Tarapur constituency, was removed from the chair of Education Minister on corruption charges.
State chief of BJP Dr Sanjay Jaiswal suggested a 2-day lockdown from Friday evening at 6 pm to Monday morning at 8am.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar also extended the closure of all educational institutions including schools, colleges and coaching centres till April 18.
On Sunday, Patna again reported the highest number of positive cases of 372
Nitish Kumar who is monitoring coronavirus situation on a daily basis has on numerous occasions urged citizens to follow COVID protocol sincerely.