India, April 6 -- For a population of nearly 11.5 crore, Bihar has so far carried out just around 2,700 tests, which comes to barely 0.0023%. Of that, there are just 32 positive cases spread across nine of the 38 districts, with just one death reported and three recoveries. The good news is that few more have also responded well to treatment and could be discharged in the next few days.

However, doctors say while recoveries are a positive and confidence-boosting sign, the lower number of tests was a worrying factor in the face of growing risk potential due to return of around 1.80 lakh migrant workers to Bihar, apprehension about missing Tablighi Jamaat attendees, high population density and many people returning from Gulf countries to t...