Jamshedpur, Oct 18: Growth of the novel coronavirus cases is slowing down in Jamshedpur. Sunday came as a relief for Jamshedpur as no COVID-19 deaths were recorded in the district. This is the seventh time in 104 days that not a single person succumbed to the virus.
20 corona positive cases were reported in Jamshedpur on Sunday, October 18 taking the total tally to 15267. Positive tally has climbed to 15267 while the death toll remains at 342 with no deaths on Sunday. 49 people recovered of the virus taking the total recovery to 13734 while total active cases in Jamshedpur are 1191.
The district administration spokesperson informed that 20 corona positives have been identified in the East Singhbhum district on Saturday. East Singhbhum district administration has conducted 92504 test per million in the district. The mortality rate in East Singhbhum district is 2.2 % while recovery rate has climbed to 90%.
In Jharkhand 7 people died of the virus while 385 were reported positive on Sunday. Ranchi reported maximum 198 positive cases.
Ranchi reported 3 deaths while one each succumbed to the virus in Deoghar, Dhanbad, Koderma and Palamu.
The death toll has reached 833 while positive tally is nearing 96, 000 mark of which around 90000 people have recovered including 452 on Sunday. 173 people recovered of virus on Ranchi. The active cases in the state are around 6000. Jharkhand recovery rate is 92.27 while the mortality rate is 0.86 %.