Jamshedpur, June 22: Jamshedpur reported 14 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, 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 14 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday while 26 patients recovered of the virus and one death was reported as the number of active patients remained below 170 in East Singhbhum district, health bulletin showed.
With this, the overall number of positive cases reached 51442 in Jamshedpur, according to East Singhbhum’s Health Department data for a 24-hour period.
The death toll jumped to 1047 in Jamshedpur with one death recorded during the day, the data showed.
On the brighter side, 26 patients recovered in Jamshedpur, with the overall recoveries surging to 50,231, it showed.
The active cases have come down to 164 in Jamshedpur, according to the official figures.
The mortality rate stood at 2.04% and recovery rate at 97.67% in Jamshedpur, the statistics showed.
Of the 14 new cases, 4 are from Sakchi, 3 from Mango, 2 each from Dhalbhumgarh and Sundernagar, and 1 each from Sonari, Musabani and Parsudih.
With just 14 new Covid-19 cases, Jamshedpur’s positivity rate on Tuesday 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 0.19% on Tuesday. Jamshedpur also saw 26 people recover of the virus on Tuesday. Of the 164 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 7000 were tested on the day. Data from the state government’s daily health bulletin showed that the Covid-19 test positivity is 0.19%.The state, too, witnessed a massive fall in infections and fatalities.
The positivity rate of Covid-19 cases in Jamshedpur is around 0.19 per cent after East Singhbhum conducted over 7000 tests in the last 24 hours.
The Steel City tested 7319 samples, of which, 14 turned out positive while 26 people recovered from the Covid-19. The continuous high number of tests have pushed the positivity rate further down to 0.19 per cent, the government data showed.