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With three new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) positive cases, from Korba district’s Katghora town, including two women, as the total count of active cases in the state rose to 13.
The state health authorities have discharged 23 Covid-19 patients so far after they recovered from the viral outbreak.
“Three new patients, who tested Covid-19 positive, were admitted to AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), Raipur, late Thursday night. All of them belong to Korba district’s Katghora town,” said SS Sharma, public relations officer (PRO), AIIMS, Raipur.
Katghora, which is located around 200 kilometres away from the state capital Raipur, has emerged as Chhattisgarh’s Covid-19 hotspot, as 27 cases have been reported from the town to date.