5 more test positive for coronavirus in Indore, total cases rise to 10

5 more test positive for coronavirus in Indore, total cases rise to 10

With five more people testing positive for coronavirus in Indore, the entire number of cases within the city have risen to 10, health officials said on Thursday.

The five patients -- two women and three men -- were admitted in several hospitals of the town and tested positive on late Wednesday night, a spokesperson of the Gandhi Memorial Medical College said.

On Wednesday, five people with no history of foreign travel had tested positive for coronavirus. They included three men, aged 48, 65 and 68, and two women, aged 50 and 65.

The 65-year-old woman from neighbouring Ujjain died at the government-run MY Hospital in Indore on Wednesday.

Earlier, six positive coronavirus cases were reported from Jabalpur and one each from Bhopal, Gwalior and Shivpuri.

Meanwhile, a curfew has been imposed in Indore and Ujjain to contain the spread of the virus.