131 defeat coronavirus, 66 new case in Jharkhand
Jamshedpur/Ranchi, June 13: Coronavirus cases are on the rise in Jharkhand with 66 new cases reported on Saturday, June 13, taking the state tally to 1723. Saturday also saw good news when 131 people defeated the virus and were discharged from various hospitals across the state.� Jamshedpur which has been in second position in the state in terms of positive cases reported 10 new cases on Saturday taking the East Singhbhum district corona tally to 235. Of the 10 new cases in Jamshedpur four have travel history Delhi, 3 have returned from Kolkata, 1 from Mumbai, 1 from Maharashtra and one from Lucknow. Three positives are resident of Birsanagar, 1 each from jodisha, Chakulia and Govindpur, two each from Tinplate and Chotta Govindpur. All the positives have been admitted to COVID-19 wards in Jamshedpur.�
In Jharkhand two positive was reported from Garhwa, 6 from Ramgarh, 3 from Chatra, 1 from RIMS in Ranchi, 10 from Jamshedpur, 3 each from Seraikela, West Singhbhum and Simdega while 35 case came up from Koderma taking the Jharkhand corona tally to 1723. The corona positive in Simdega has climbed up to 230 of which 198 cases are active. Of the 24 districts in Jharkhand- Dumka, Sahebganj, Deoghar and Godda have no active case while Bokaro has only 7 active cases. More than 700 have recovered while 1020 active cases are there in the state while 8 people have died.
The migrant labourers who returned over the last one month, around 1300 have contributed to the state tally. East Singhbhum has become the new hot spot in the state with 170 active cases.
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. Earlier, two intern doctors at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) were found to be Covid-19 positive, health officials said, adding that they had a recent travel history.
East Singhbhum district accounts for 235 cases out of a total of 1723.
While 91,765 people are in various quarantine centres, 2,91,828 people are in home quarantine.
Around 1,100 migrant workers returning from Red Zone areas have been detected Corona positive so far.
Chief Minister Hemant Soren has expressed his concern over the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state. Soren while talking to reporters said that the State Government is evaluating all aspects together to take a responsible decision on imposing Lockdown again.