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Jamshedpur’s Covid-19 recovery rate rises to 97.92%

New cases remain in single digit with 3 new positives

Jamshedpur, July 27: Coronavirus cases continue to decline in Jamshedpur owing to a greater number of recoveries than fresh cases.

3 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the East Singhbhum district, while no death was reported on Tuesday, July 27. The new positives in Jamshedpur took the Coronavirus tally to 51768.

In the past 10 days, Jamshedpur has been reporting less than 10 Covid cases each day on an average.

5 people recovered of the virus on Tuesday taking the total recovery to 50689 while total active cases in Jamshedpur are 24.

Of the 24 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 5 people recovered from the virus on Tuesday taking the overall recoveries to 50689 which accounts for a recovery rate of 97.92%.

East Singhbhum district administration has conducted 457533 tests per million in the district. The recovery rate in Jamshedpur is 97.92% while the mortality rate is 2.04 %.

More than 6100 were tested on the day. Data from the state government’s daily health bulletin showed that the Covid-19 test positivity is 0.05%. The state, too, witnessed a massive fall in infections and fatalities.

The Steel City tested 6158 samples, of which, 3 turned out positive while 5 people recovered from the Covid-19. The continuous high numbers of tests have pushed the positivity rate further down to 0.05 per cent, the government data showed.

So far in Jamshedpur 1227260 samples have been collected out of which 1217652 have been tested and 1166184 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.

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