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Jharkhand corona tally rises to 1656 with 49 new cases

Jamshedpur/Ranchi, June 12: Jharkhand on Friday reported 49 new coronavirus cases till the filing of this report, taking the state tally to 1656. The cases in Jamshedpur have touched 225 with four new cases on added on Friday, June 12. All the East Singhbhum positives have travel history and have returned from Mumbai and Chennai. One of positive is a resident of Potka while two are from Dhalbhumgarh. All the four were in institutional quarantine and have been admitted to COVID-19 ward of TMH and MGM Hospital. On the other hand 15 people were discharged from TMH and Tata Motors Hospital on Friday. In Jharkhand positives came up from Chatra 3, East Singhbhum 4, Gumla 19, Latehar 2, Palamau 7, Ramgarh 4, Ranchi 3, Simdega 3 and West Singhbhum 4 taking the Jharkhand tally to 1656. Till June 12, 630 people all over the state have defeated the virus while 55 people were discharged from different hospitals of Jharkhand on Friday. Total active cases in Jharkhand stand at 1007. Most of the positives that came up on Friday are migrants. Sahebganj has become the 24th district in the state to be infected with COVID-19 virus. Three active cases are there in Sahebganj. Most of the corona positives are migrant workers. Most of the positives in East Singhbhum have travel history and have returned from other states. The migrant labourers who returned over the last one month, around 900 have contributed to the state tally. Till June 7, a total 87,721 people have been tested for coronavirus. The average positive test in every 100 test is 2.3 in June. East Singhbhum has become the new hot spot in the state with 150 active cases.
The first case of the pandemic was reported from Hindpiri on March 31, when a 22-year-old Malaysian woman, who had been to Delhi�s Tablighi Jamaat congregation, tested positive. She has since been discharged after being recorded from the dreaded disease. Earlier, two intern doctors at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) were found to be Covid-19 positive, health officials said, adding that they had a recent travel history.
East Singhbhum district accounts for 221 cases out of a total of 1611.
While 91,765 people are in various quarantine centres, 2,91,828 people are in home quarantine.
Around 1,100 migrant workers returning from Red Zone areas have been detected Corona positive so far.
Chief Minister Hemant Soren has expressed his concern over the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state. Soren while talking to reporters said that the State Government is evaluating all aspects together to take a responsible decision on imposing Lockdown again.

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