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Bihar government has imposed a complete lockdown till July 31. Essential services, however, will be exempted.
Over 15 district, including capital Patna, are currently under lockdown for different time periods. Samples of 75 party leaders and workers had gone for test and 24 of them were found infected, on Monday. Others test reports are awaited.
Those whose tests have come positive have been asked to be on home quarantine.
As many as 1,116 COVID-19 positive cases were found in the State and nine deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
A health department bulletin said that so far, there was a total of 17,421 positive cases, with 12,364 recoveries and 134 deaths.
On Monday, a doctor at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) and an advocate of Bhojpur lost their lives due to the pandemic.
The State principal home secretary’s sample test was found positive on Monday and he has been advised to be on home quarantine.