Jamshedpur, June 26: Jamshedpur reported 7 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, according to East Singhbhum health bulletin.
The declining new positive cases in the district has come as a relief for the city and also the overburdened hospitals.
Jamshedpur recorded 7 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday while 16 patients recovered of the virus and 1 death was reported as the number of active patients dropped to 134 in East Singhbhum district, health bulletin showed.
With this, the overall number of positive cases reached 51498 in Jamshedpur, according to East Singhbhum’s Health Department data for a 24-hour period.
The death toll jumped to 1050 in Jamshedpur as one death was recorded during the day, the data showed.
On the brighter side, 16 patients recovered in Jamshedpur, with the overall recoveries surging to 50,314, it showed.
The active cases have come down to 134 in Jamshedpur, according to the official figures.
The mortality rate stood at 2.04% and recovery rate at 97.71% in Jamshedpur, the statistics showed.
Of the 7 new cases, 2 are from Musabani, 1 each from Kadma, Golmuri, Bagbera, Parsudih and Jugsalai.
With just 7 new Covid-19 cases, Jamshedpur’s positivity rate on Saturday remained below 1%, as the city stayed on the recovery path after a brutal wave of infections between April and May.
The positivity rate stood at 0.15 % on Friday.
Jamshedpur also saw 16 people recover of the virus on Saturday. Of the 134 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.
More than 4500 were tested on the day. Data from the state government’s daily health bulletin showed that the Covid-19 test positivity is 0.15 %. The state, too, witnessed a massive fall in infections and fatalities.
The positivity rate of Covid-19 cases in Jamshedpur is around 0.15 per cent after East Singhbhum conducted over 4500 tests in the last 24 hours.
The Steel City tested 4692 samples, of which, 7 turned out positive while 16 people recovered from the Covid-19. The continuous high number of tests have pushed the positivity rate further down to 0.15 per cent, the government data showed.