Jamshedpur, Aug 1: With the highest testing, highest recovery rate and lowest test positivity rate, Jamshedpur has emerged as a clear winner in combating coronavirus as the Jharkhand’s Covid condition shows a healthier picture in comparison to all other states.
6 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the East Singhbhum district on Sunday, August 1, while no death was reported.
The new positive in Jamshedpur took the Coronavirus tally to 51785.
In the past two weeks, Jamshedpur has been reporting less than 10 Covid cases each day on an average.
4 people recovered of the virus on Saturday taking the total recovery to 50702 while total active cases in Jamshedpur are 26.
Of the 26 patients still undergoing treatment for the coronavirus in the district, most are in home isolation, while some are being treated at care centres and hospitals.
Jamshedpur has seen a sharp decline in their total cases in the past nine weeks.
As many as 4 people recovered from the virus on Saturday taking the overall recoveries to 50702 which accounts for a recovery rate of 97.92%.
East Singhbhum district administration has conducted 470257 tests per million in the district. The recovery rate in Jamshedpur is 97.92% while the mortality rate is 2.04 %.
So far in Jamshedpur 1260721 samples have been collected out of which 1251823 have been tested and 1200038 have turned out to be negative.
East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Suraj Kumar had earlier directed officials to carry out large scale testing, treatment and surveillance in order to bring down active cases and new infections. Further instructions have been issued to individual district officials in a series of meetings to prepare for a possible third wave of infections.