Jamshedpur/Ranchi, Aug 1: The coronavirus fear is increasing in Jharkhand with state reporting record positive cases and causalities with every passing day. Seven people succumbed to the virus in Jharkhand on Saturday, August 1. 801 new cases were reported in the state on Saturday taking the tally to 12167
Four people died at Tata Main Hospital in Jamshedpur while three succumbed to the virus at RIMS in Ranchi.
At RIMS in Ranchi a 58-year-old Doranda resident died of the virus while two others aged 75 and 84 years were resident of Vishnugarh and Badkagaon in Hazaribagh.
At TMH a resident of contractors Area in Bistupur, one from Bagunhatu, one from Kapali in Seraikela-Kharsawan district and one patient from Dhanbad succumbed to the virus.
Four more COVID patients succumbed to the viral infection today while undergoing treatment at Tata Main Hospital. Among them were two Jamshedpur residents. A 58 year old woman of Contactors’ Area was admitted to TMH with fever and breathing problems on July 26. She was tested positive for coronavirus and succumbed today evening. A Bagunhatu resident with kidney ailment was admitted to TMH on July 29. He was tested COVID positive on July 30. The 49 year old man died today morning while under treatment at the hospital.
A 65 year old Dhanbad lady was admitted to TMH on July 15 where she was tested positive for coronavirus. She died in the course of treatment today evening. A 55 year old man, resident of Kapali in Saraikela-Kharsawan district was admitted to TMH with high fever and breathing problems. He died today evening while under treatment.
In Jamshedpur the COVID-19 tally is nearing 2000 mark.
76 new cases reported on Saturday, August 1 taking the East Singhbhum tally to 1990 while 30 people who recovered from the disease were discharged from the hospital on Saturday.
The district administration spokesperson informed that 76 corona positives have been identified in the East Singhbhum district on Saturday. All the positives have been admitted to COVID-19 wards.
Other Jharkhand positive cases were reported from Bokaro 5, Deoghar 161, Ranchi 139, Sahebganj 26, Hazaribagh 32, Giridih 24, Dumka 18, Jamtara 15, Koderma 34, Godda 15, Garhwa 28, Giridih 28, Dhanbad 76, East Singhbhum 76, Chatra 3, Pakur 1, Palamu 1, Ramgarh 38, Seraikela 33, West Singhbhum 22, Gumla 18, Khunti 32, taking the state corona tally to 12167.
For 19 days in a row over 200 cases have been reported every single day in the state.
Seven deaths have been reported in Jharkhand on Saturday, August 1.
The death toll in Jharkhand stands at 113 while corona positive tally has climbed to 12167.
The first case of the pandemic was reported from Hindpiri on March 31, when a 22-year-old Malaysian woman, who had been to Delhi’s Tablighi Jamaat congregation, tested positive. She has since been discharged after being recorded from the dreaded disease. The state has imposed lockdown till July 31. Religious places, malls, saloon, spas, schools, colleges will remain closed till July 31.
The Jharkhand government has ordered an extension of lockdown related restrictions in the state outside containment zones, up to August 31, due to COVID-19 cases.
The order will come into effect from August 1. Meanwhile, Jharkhand government issued measures for the implementation of interstate quarantine protocol, to all Additional Chief Secretary, DGP, Principal Secretary, IG and Deputy IG.
The order said that “All economic activities permitted prior to this order shall remain permitted.”
The number of active COVID-19 cases in the state is 7477 and fatalities at 113 while 4513 people have recovered and discharged from the hospital. 2245 corona patients tested positive are migrant workers who returned to Jharkhand after May 1.