The minister said there were six wards with a weekly infection population ratio above ten and there would be strict control here. A total of 545 new patients have been admitted to hospitals in the state.
The minister said that 20 of the 20 deaths in the last few days were attributed to Covid and that the Supreme Court had added 179 more Covid deaths to its list of deaths as per the new guidelines of the Central Government. This brings the total death toll to 50,568.
Today, 116 health workers are among those who have been diagnosed with the disease. Only 135 came from outside the state. The minister said 3848 people who were undergoing treatment had recovered.