Jamshedpur, July 28: 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.
1 person tested positive for COVID-19 in the East Singhbhum district on Wednesday, July 28, while 1 death was reported. Death toll in Jamshedpur reached 1056. It is after three days that the city has recorded a death due to the virus. Earlier on July 24, one death was reported from Jamshedpur.
The new positive in Jamshedpur took the Coronavirus tally to 51769.
In the past two weeks, Jamshedpur has been reporting less than 10 Covid cases each day on an average.
2 people recovered of the virus on Wednesday taking the total recovery to 50691 while total active cases in Jamshedpur are 22.
Of the 22 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 2 people recovered from the virus on Wednesday taking the overall recoveries to 50691 which accounts for a recovery rate of 97.92%.
East Singhbhum district administration has conducted 459757 tests per million in the district. The recovery rate in Jamshedpur is 97.92% while the mortality rate is 2.04 %.
More than 5900 were tested on the day. Data from the state government’s daily health bulletin showed that the Covid-19 test positivity is 0.02%. The state, too, witnessed a massive fall in infections and fatalities.
The Steel City tested 5920 samples, of which, 1 turned out positive while 2 people recovered from the Covid-19. The continuous high numbers of tests have pushed the positivity rate further down to 0.02 per cent, the government data showed.
So far in Jamshedpur 1234244 samples have been collected out of which 1223872 have been tested and 1172103 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.