Jamshedpur, Sept. 24: Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Jamshedpur but at slow pace in the last one week. The positive cases have climbed to 12,611 in district with 124 new cases reported on Thursday.
Positive tally has climbed to 12,611 while the death toll has reached 303 with 4 deaths on Thursday. 41 people recovered of the virus on Thursday taking the total recovery to 10231 while total active cases in Jamshedpur are 2077. The district administration spokesperson informed that 124 corona positives have been identified in the East Singhbhum district on Thursday. East Singhbhum district administration has conducted 66349 test per million. The mortality rate in East Singhbhum stands at 2.4 % while recovery rate is 81.9%.
With a total of 1,349 fresh cases of Coronavirus being detected across the state on Thursday the overall tally of Covid-19 patients in Jharkhand has crossed 76,438 mark.
Five deaths have been reported in Jharkhand on Thursday including 4 from Jamshedpur and 1 from Ramgarh.
The overall death count stands at 653 in Jharkhand.
As per the information provided by the health department the number of active cases in the state is 12,841 while number of cured and discharged cases is 62,945.
On Wednesday a maximum number of 362 cases were found in Ranchi followed by 124 in Jamshedpur, 112 in Garhwa, 85 in Dhanbad, 78 in Hazaribagh, 56 in Saraikela and 79 in West Singhbhum districts.
A total of 1,386 number of people were also cured and discharged from various dedicated Covid-19 facilities during the day including 264 from Koderma, 229 from Ranchi, 157 from Saraikela and 41 from Jamshedpur.
Despite the rampant rise in Coronavirus cases across the state the recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has improved significantly to 82.34 per cent while the mortality rate of Jharkhand is 0.85 %.
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