Jamshedpur, Aug 2: As Covid cases dip across Jharkhand, Jamshedpur had zero fresh cases on Monday, August 3. It is after a week that Jamshedpur reported no fresh cases. Earlier after 14 months gap on July 26, 2021 Jamshedpur recorded no new positives.
In the past 15 days, Jamshedpur has been reporting less than 10 Covid cases each day on an average. The tally of active cases in Jamshedpur has come down to 22 as per official figures. East Singhbhum is one of the several districts in the state that has not reported any fresh case in a day.
The Coronavirus tally in Jamshedpur remained at 51785.
With four fresh recoveries on Monday, a total number of 50,706 patients have been discharged since the breakout 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.
As many as 4 people recovered from the virus on Monday taking the overall recoveries to 50706 which accounts for a recovery rate of 97.92%.
East Singhbhum district administration has conducted 472645 tests per million in the district. The recovery rate in Jamshedpur is 97.92% while the mortality rate is 2.04 %.
More than 6300 were tested on the day. Data from the state government’s daily health bulletin showed that the Covid-19 test positivity is 0.00%. The state, too, witnessed a massive fall in infections and fatalities.
The Steel City tested 6358 samples, of which, zero turned out positive while 4 people recovered from the Covid-19. The continuous high numbers of tests have pushed the positivity rate further down to 0.00 per cent, the government data showed.
So far in Jamshedpur 1267330 samples have been collected out of which 1258181 have been tested and 1206396 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.