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Coronavirus in Bhopal: 151 new cases in a day as city loses ASI to Covid-19; toll 198

05:00 AM Aug 06, 2020 | Staff Reporter

The Shahjahanabad police station ASI Ansar Ahmed died due to Covid 19 on Wednesday. He was 49. IAS officer Arvind Dubey was discharged from hospital on Wednesday. With this, the state capital reported 151 positive cases on Wednesday, taking its tally to 7,516 and 198 deaths.

Saket Nagar reported eight positive cases. Six came positive from EME Centre (Bairagarh). AIIMS’s Dr Rituparna Jana, who was manhandled by police during lockdown, has tested positive. AIIMS reported four positive cases. During lock down, she was on the way to home from AIIMS with her friend, when a patrolling team of Bagsewania police intercepted and thrashed them. Policemen were suspended for manhandling them. Koh-e-Fiza reported three positive cases.

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Four members of a family tested positive from Marwari Road. Three members of same family tested corona positive in Police Line, Idgah Hills. Two members of same family tested positive in Kainchi Chhola while same number of positive cases have been reported in Chinar Estate. A family in Kailash Nagar, another family of Sector-B, Shahpura, Maha Mai Ka Bag reported two positive cases each.

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One positive case was reported from Apex Bank Colony (E-5, Arera Colony), Spring Valley, Rameshwaram Extension (Bag Mugalia), Spring Valley (Katara Hills), Iqbal Colony (Ashoka Garden), Sagar Royal Villas, Amaltas (Shahpura), Habibganj police station premises, Rudraksh Park (Bawadia Kalan), Ayodhya Nagar police station, One Tree Hills (Bairagh), SBI Office Colony (Char Imli), Dwarka Nagar, Indra Vihar (Airport Road), Kayasthpura (Gurjarpura), Tilajamlpura.

Shri Ansar Ahmed Ji, ASI posted at Shahjahanabad Police Station, Bhopal, is no longer with us due to Corona infection. I pray to God for the peace of the departed soul and provide strength to the family to bear this profound sorrow. Humble tribute!, tweeted Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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