Bihar Election: Corona cases increase in six districts before first phase election

In Bihar, there has been an increase in corona infection in six districts with first phase assembly elections. Polling will be held in 71 seats in 16 districts in the first phase. The voting date is set to 28 October. In this phase, 2 crores 14 lakh 84 thousand 787 voters will exercise their franchise. Among these, 1 crore 12 lakh 76 thousand 396 men, 1 crore 01 lakh 29 thousand 101 women, and 599 voters of the third gender will vote. There are 1066 candidates in the fray in this phase. These include 952 male, 114 female candidates. In this phase, the maximum number of candidates is in Gaya Town and least in Katoriya Assembly Constituency. 

Corona’s active patients increased in these six districts in 20 days.

Corona’s active patients have increased in Patna, Bhojpur, Aurangabad, Jehanabad, Sheikhpura, Munger in the last 20 days. In the first phase in the state, elections are to be held in 16 districts of Patna, Nalanda, Kaimur, Rohtas, Buxar, Bhojpur, Aurangabad, Arwal, Jehanabad, Gaya, Nawada, Sheikhpura, Lakhisarai, Munger, Jamui, and Banka. 

Patna witnessed a rise in active patients from 2062 to 2677

Among the districts in the first phase election, Patna had 2062 active corona patients on October 01, which increased to 2677 on October 21. At the same time, 105 to 175 in Bhojpur, 157 to 241 in Aurangabad, 211 to 224 in Jehanabad, 182 to 185 in Sheikhpura, and 267 to 286 in Munger, was the increase seen in the number of active cases. On the other hand, in Kaimur, on October 01, there were 56 active patients, which was reduced to 47 on October 10, but again rose to 56 on October 21, reports LiveHindustan.

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