Sahebganj man is Jharkhand’s 13th corona victim
23 cases up state tally to 2365
Jamshedpur/Ranchi, June 28: Coronavirus cases in Jharkhand are nearing 2400 with 23 new positives reported on Sunday, June 28. The number of Covid-19 cases was around 600 in the first week of the month. With 22 new cases on Sunday, state corona tally has reached 2365. In Jamshedpur the COVID-19 tally has risen to 367 with 4 new cases reported on June 28. The district administration spokesperson informed that 4 corona positives have been identified in the East Singhbhum district on Sunday.
Of the 4 positives in Jamshedpur, 2 have travel history to Mumbai while one has returned from Faridabad.
Two of the positives are resident of Chakulia, one is a resident of Baridih and the fourth positive resides at kadma. All the positives have been admitted to COVID-19 ward.
On Sunday, 3 patients have recovered in the East Singhbhum district. All the three have been discharged from MGM COVID-19 ward. Of the 3 discharged one is from Potka while two are from Dumaria.
Other positives in Jharkhand are from Giridih 4, Garwah 4, two each from Hazaribagh, Lohardaga, Koderma and Seraikela-Kharsawan, one each came in from Bokaro, West Singhbhum and Ranchi taking the state corona tally to 2364.
Jharkhand reported its 13th death on Sunday. 80-year-old Sahebganj resident was admitted to Medica Hospital in Ranchi for the last couple of days and he passed away on Saturday morning.
Till Saturday, Jharkhand has a total of 2365 cases of coronavirus. 1793 of the infected have recovered and discharged. The number of active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 559 and fatalities at 13. Five deaths were reported in Ranchi, two each in Bokaro and Hazaribag and one each in Giridih, Gumla, Koderma and Simdega.
1950 corona patients tested positive are migrant workers who returned to Jharkhand after May 1.
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. East Singhbhum district accounts for 367 cases out of a total of 2365. The state has imposed lockdown till July 31. Religious places, malls, saloon, spas, schools, colleges will remain closed till July 31.