Jamshedpur, Sept. 16: Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Jamshedpur. 401 new cases were reported in East Singhbhum district on Wednesday, September 16.
Positive tally has climbed to 10972 while the death toll climbed to 276 with 4 deaths on Wednesday.
80 people recovered of the virus on Wednesday taking the total recovery to 8061 while total active cases in Jamshedpur are 2635. The district administration spokesperson informed that 401 corona positives have been identified in the East Singhbhum district on Wednesday. East Singhbhum district administration has conducted 58433 test per million. The mortality rate in East Singhbhum stands at 2.5 % while recovery rate is 76.3%.
With a total of 1618 fresh cases of Coronavirus being detected across the state on Wednesday the overall tally of Covid-19 patients in Jharkhand has crossed 65,000.
During the day 8 deaths were also reported in the state. 4 from Jamshedpur, 2 from Ranchi and one each from Ranchi and Lohardaga succumbed to the virus on Wednesday.
On Tuesday a maximum number of 401 cases were found in East Singhbhum followed by 342 in Ranchi, 79 in Seraikela-Kharsawan, 76 in West Singhbhum, 96 in Ramgarh.
A total of 1418 number of people were also cured and discharged from various dedicated Covid19 facilities during the day including 80 in Jamshedpur.
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 Jharkhand government has extended the coronavirus pandemic-triggered lockdown in containment zone in the state till September 30. However, all the economic activities in the state are allowed outside containment zones.
The hotels, dharmshala, lodge and guest houses reopened after around 6 months following SOPs and guidelines of the government. Restaurants and shopping malls also resumed after a long time.