Jamshedpur, July 30: Seven people died of Coronavirus in Jharkhand on Thursday, July 30, taking the toll to 107. 452 new positive cases were recorded in the state on Thursday taking the total count to 10480.
Two people died of the virus in Jamshedpur. At RIMS hospital in Ranchi three people succumbed to COVID-19 of which one was a resident of Chatra, one was from Hehal area in Ranchi and one the deceased is from Ranchi’s Sukhdev Nagar. At Paras Hospital in Ranchi a trader from Lohardaga succumbed to the virus. West Singhbhum district reported its first coronavirus death as a man died at Railway Hospital in Chakradarpur. He was admitted late on Wednesday night.
Two more persons succumbed to coronavirus infection today taking the total count to 30 in Jamshedpur. One 55 year railway gangman died today morning at the Railway Hospital. He was a resident of Bagbera. In the other case, a 58 year old Sidgora resident died while under treatment at Tata Main Hospital in the evening on Thursday, July 30. He was admitted to the hospital on July 28 and was tested positive for COVID.
In Jamshedpur the COVID-19 tally has crossed 1800 mark.
103 new cases reported on Thursday, July 30 taking the East Singhbhum tally to 1809 while 21 people who recovered from the disease were discharged from the hospital on Thursday.
The district administration spokesperson informed that 103 corona positives have been identified in the East Singhbhum district on Thursday. All the positives have been admitted to COVID-19 wards.
Other Jharkhand positive cases were reported from Bokaro 81, Deoghar 6, Dhanbad 4, Dumka 5, East Singhbhum 103, Garhwa 4, Giridih 42, Godda 3, Gumla 4, Hazaribagh 6, Jamtara 2, Khunti 3, Koderma 6, Latehar 3, Lohardaga 3, Pakur 1, Palamu 10, Ramgarh 9, Ranchi 71, Sahebganj 7, Seraikela 3, Simdega 26 and West Singhbhum 50 taking the state corona tally to 10480.For 17 days in a row over 200 cases have been reported every single day in the state.
Seven deaths have been reported in Jharkhand on Thursday, July 30.
The death toll in Jharkhand stands at 107 while corona positive tally has climbed to 10480.
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 cabinet has made not wearing a mask in public places a criminal offence under the Disaster Management Act and decided to slap a fine of up to Rs 1 lakh on the violators. Not wearing a mask could also lead to imprisonment of up to two years, the cabinet decided.
The decision, officials said, was taken in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic after Jharkhand saw an unprecedented rise in cases of infection in July. The count of Covid-19 cases has tripled in the state since June, and officials have held the lackadaisical approach of citizens responsible for the spike in cases.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in the state is 6120 and fatalities at 107 while 4176 people have recovered and discharged from the hospital. 2245 corona patients tested positive are migrant workers who returned to Jharkhand after May 1.