Jamshedpur/Ranchi, April 2: For third day in a row Jharkhand witnessed around 700 Coronavirus cases. 694 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the state including 368 positives in Ranchi followed by 93 in Jamshedpur on Friday, April 2. No Covid cases were reported from Chatra and Saraikela-Kharsawan districts. On the other hand, 137 patients recovered of the virus on Friday. Only death was reported in Dhanbad.
Jamshedpur is seeing a fresh surge in daily Covid-19 cases. 93 new cases were reported on Friday, April 2 a day after Jamshedpur saw 71 COVID cases.
The positive cases have now reached the mark of 19070. So far 376 deaths have been reported. The active cases are now 475.
It is really very surprising that after the decline for a few months the cases are again rising with every passing day.
On Friday, East Singhbhum district saw 31 people recover of the virus.
Of the 93 new cases, 91 are from Jamshedpur urban area and one each came from Baharagora and Dumaria.
31 people recovered of the virus on Friday taking the total recovery to 18219 while total active cases in Jamshedpur are 475.
East Singhbhum district administration has conducted 234642 test per million in the district. The recovery rate in Jamshedpur is 96.01% while the mortality rate is 1.97 %.
So far in Jamshedpur 639006 samples have been collected out of which 624618 have been tested and 605548 have turned out to be negative.
In view of the spike in the Covid cases, the district health department on Friday flagged off nine Covid awareness vehicles to as many blocks in the East Singhbhum district.
Covid-19 cases continue to rise very fast in East Singhbhum district, especially at the steel city since the past one week.
The district administration has tightened its belt to fight Corona virus. The administration has asked the hospitals to ensure isolation wards are intact. All the isolation wards have adequate provision of masks, drugs, hand sanitisers, water, soaps and other medical requirements. “ We are spreading awareness among people. We have conducted a review meeting and have asked the health officials concerned to keep an eye,” said official.