Wednesday, November 29, 2023

COVID cases climb down from 38 to 34 this week at TMH Jamshedpur

Out of 3897 patients recovery rate touches 89.20 per cent

Jamshedpur: The intensity of Covid-19 is slowly waning in the city. No death has been reported in the city due to coronavirus from the past two days in the city. The data available at leading health hub Tata Main Hospital (TMH) only goes to show that the situation has returned to normal.

The recovery rate at Tata Main Hospital has improved from 88.82% last week to 89.20% this week. Till date 3897 COVID positives have been admitted to TMH including 34 in the last 1 week (38 previous week).

According to officials of TMH, till date 3476 COVID positives have been discharged from TMH including 49 in the last 1 week (61 previous week). 76040 tests including 37334 RTPCRs have been done so far. 5838 patients were found positive.

The RTPCR positivity has dropped from 30% 9 weeks ago to 2.54% (4.05% last week). Similarly, the Rapid Antigen Testing Positivity has dropped from 9% 8 weeks ago to 1.73% this week (2.06% last week).

“Event death is also on the decline. We have had 363 deaths till date including 3 in the last 1 week (9 in the previous week). The mortality rate is 6.22% amongst 5838 patients who were tested positive by TMH. Admissions maximum were from East Singhbhum 3210, Saraikela Kharsawan 479,  West Singhbhum 40, Dhanbad 33 Ramgarh 30, and other districts 105.

 “While studying the trend of the virus we have found that the impact of the virus has reduced. However, we need to be careful during the festive season. Any kind of environmental pollution could be hazardous for Covid patients who have residual symptoms along with breathing difficulties due to lung fibrosis. We must take precautionary steps to ensure further safety,”  said an official.

The prime health hub of Jamshedpur TMH manages a total 1087 beds for COVID-19 management which includes beds for COVID positive patients, 112 number of routine isolation beds, 18 ICU isolation beds and 36 ICU COVID beds. TMH is equipped with 83 ventilators for the critical patients.

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