Bhopal/Indore, April 4 (IANS) The blame game continued in Madhya Pradesh as the government and the ruling party kept fretting and fuming over the role of minority community in the spread of coronavirus as positive cases rose dramatically from 121 in the afternoon to 154 by 11.30 p.m. on Friday.
Indore alone saw a rise of 23 cases in half a day shooting from 89 to 112. The total number of positive cases stood at 154 by midnight. Morena, which witnessed arrivals from Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat in the past seven days, registered a rise from two to 12.
The night bulletin issued by the state government coronavirus cell did not elaborate on the possible causes for sudden spurt
The figures of corona positive cases confirmed in the state are 154. The break-up is: Indore 112, Morena 12, Bhopal 9, Jabalpur 8, Ujjain 7, Chhindwara and Khargone one each, Gwalior-Shivpuri each.
The state has recorded eight deaths due to the virus, five in Indore, two in Ujjain and one in Khargone.