Khajpura Colony of Patna city has been named coronavirus hotspot in Bihar. The area was sealed as soon as the Covid-19 infected woman was found in in the area. Two magistrates were posted on special duty here on 21 April. Investigations have revealed that one of the two magistrates has died a year ago.
According to Hindustan, the responsibility of carrying out sanitization and survey to carry out the lockdown was entrusted to the magistrate. As soon as the spread of the infection increased, the Patna District Magistrate on Wednesday declared the Khajpura colony as a restricted area. As soon as the order of the District Magistrate came, the search for the Magistrate started.
After the investigation it was revealed, Rajiv Ranjan, a junior engineer of the building division Danapur, who has been posted as a magistrate, has died a year ago.
Patna District Magistrate explanation
Due to this big lapse, the district administration came into action. Immediately orders were issued and new magistrates were posted.
Patna DM Kumar Ravi said that due to clerical mistake, the former Junior Engineer of the building division Danapur was posted as a magistrate. As soon as the matter came up, a new magistrate was posted after making a revised order.
More than 200 people are infected by COVID-19 in Bihar
The number of people infected with COVID-19 has increased to 214 in Bihar and two patients have died so far. According to the Health Department, the number of 74 corona infected has increased in the state within four days. On April 20, 17 new cases of corona were reported. On the next day, 21 April, 13 new cases were found. On the same day on April 22, 17 more cases were added to these figures. While 27 new cases were reported on 23 April. Significantly, till April 19, the total number of corona infected in the state was 96 which has now increased to 214.