A total of 159 doctors have been infected with the virus in the last two days.
NMCH Medical Superintendent Dr Binod Kumar Singh said on Monday, “72 more doctors from Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) in Patna have tested positive for COVID-19.”
On Sunday, Patna DM Chandrashekhar Singh had informed that 87 doctors of the hospital have tested positive.
“All of them are either asymptomatic or have mild symptoms and are in isolation in the hospital premises,” he had said.
According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are 1,386 active cases of the virus in the state.