Raipur: The average rate of corona infection in the state between August 3 and August 9 has been 0.29 per cent.
During this, 786 people were found infected in the investigation of nearly 2.67 lakh samples across the state. Last week, the rate of infection was 0.35 per cent on 3 August, 0.32 per cent on 4 August, 0.26 per cent on 5 August, 0.25 per cent on 6 August, 0.28 per cent on 7 August, 0.3 per cent on 8 August and 0.32 per cent on 9 August.
On August 9, not a single case of corona infection has been reported in five districts including Balod, Kondagaon, Kabirdham, Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi and Sukma. No corona infected person has died in the state on Monday. The active cases of Covid-19 are decreasing rapidly in the state due to the quick recovery of corona patients and fewer numbers of fresh cases. At present, the total number of active patients here is 1700. A total of 12 corona-infected people have died in the state last week, including eight comorbid patients.