Jamshedpur, June 24: Jamshedpur reported 9 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, 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 9 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday while 20 patients recovered of the virus and no death was reported as the number of active patients dropped to 150 in East Singhbhum district, health bulletin showed.
With this, the overall number of positive cases reached 51476 in Jamshedpur, according to East Singhbhum’s Health Department data for a 24-hour period.
The death toll jumped to 1048 in Jamshedpur as one death was recorded during the day, the data showed.
On the brighter side, 20 patients recovered in Jamshedpur, with the overall recoveries surging to 50,278, it showed.
The active cases have come down to 150 in Jamshedpur, according to the official figures.
The mortality rate stood at 2.04% and recovery rate at 97.69% in Jamshedpur, the statistics showed.
Of the 9 new cases, 3 are from Mango, and 1 each Ghatsila, Chakulia, Telco, Baridih, Potka and Dhalbhumgarh.
With just 9 new Covid-19 cases, Jamshedpur’s positivity rate on Thursday 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 0.17% on Thursday.
Jamshedpur also saw 20 people recover of the virus on Thursday. Of the 150 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 5000 were tested on the day. Data from the state government’s daily health bulletin showed that the Covid-19 test positivity is 0.17%. The state, too, witnessed a massive fall in infections and fatalities.
The positivity rate of Covid-19 cases in Jamshedpur is around 0.17 per cent after East Singhbhum conducted over 5000 tests in the last 24 hours.
The Steel City tested 5335 samples, of which, 9 turned out positive while 20 people recovered from the Covid-19. The continuous high number of tests have pushed the positivity rate further down to 0.17 per cent, the government data showed.