oronavirus ;Doctor Who Treated Slum Dwellers Dies From Coronavirus In Indore

Coronavirus ;Doctor Who Treated Slum Dwellers Dies From Coronavirus In Indore

oronavirus ;Doctor Who Treated Slum Dwellers Dies From Coronavirus In Indore

Coronavirus ;Doctor Who Treated Slum Dwellers Dies From Coronavirus In Indore

A doctor who was tested coronavirus positive in Madhya Pradesh's Indore has died, taking the death toll due to COVID-19 in the district to 22 while confirmed cases have surged to 213, informed Public Relations Officer of the MGM Medical College in Indore. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh coronavirus cases in the state have reached to 229 including 13 deaths. However, no infected patient in the state has so far recovered from the deadly virus.

Indore has turned into a major coronavirus hotspot as out of the 229 total coronavirus cases in Madhya, 213 have been reported from the district including the most number of coronavirus fatalities in the state. Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, 76 new coronavirus cases have surfaced in the state including 7 deaths out of which 6 were reported from Indore alone. Out of the 76 new cases, Indore reported 40 cases, Bhopal 11, Badwani 11, Khandwa 5, Ujjain 2, Chindwara 2, Raisen 1, Vidisha 1, Jabalpur 1, Muraina 1 and Dhar also registered 1 new case.

Indore has turned into the coronavirus infection hotspot in Madhya Pradesh, and is under curfew for almost a fortnight now. Ironically, it was ranked the cleanest city in the country for the third time in a row last year in the Central government's cleanliness survey. In the last four years the Indore municipal corporation has eliminated garbage dumps and ensured 100 per cent household-waste segregation Indore has so far recorded as many as 173 COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths resulting from the contagion. The local administration is facing criticism over its strategy in dealing with the pandemic in the initial stages.