Chhattisgarh: 5 discharged, active COVID-19 cases now 16

Raipur, May 9 () Five people were discharged fromthe All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Raipurin Chhattisgarh on Saturday after recovering from the novelcoronavirus infection, health officials said.

Those discharged include two women and a five-year-oldboy, an official informed.

So far 43 people have been discharged while the numberof active cases in the state is 16, he added.

"Two women and a boy from Kabirdham, two men from Durgand Surajpur were discharged after two consecutive tests werenegative for the infection. They will be kept in a quarantinecentre as a precaution before they are allowed to go home," apublic relations officer of AIIMS Raipur told .Advertisement

Chhattisgarh COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positivecases 59; New cases nil; Deaths nil; Discharged 43; Activecases 16; People tested so far 23,629. TKPBNM BNM

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