Coronavirus tally in state reaches 98,610 as 549 cases found on Thursday, more than 30 lakh tests performed so far

Ranchi: The Coronavirus patients tally in the state reached to 98,610 as a total of 549 fresh cases of Covid-19 were detected across the 23 districts of Jharkhand on Thursday.

During the day 8 deaths were reported including four from Ranchi, 2 from Bokaro and 1 each from Dhanbad and Koderma districts after which the overall death count has increased to 859 in the state. The mortality rate among the patients currently stands at 0.87 percent.

As per the information provided by the health department the number of active cases in the state was 6,122 while the number of cured and discharged cases stood at 91,629. The total number of death caused by Coronavirus in the state stood at 859. On Thursday no case was found in Chatra district.

On Thursday a maximum number of 151 cases were found in Ranchi followed by 61 in West Singhbhum,  60 in Dhanbad, 48 in Bokaro and 33 in East Singhbhum (top five districts).

A total number of 625 people were also cured and discharged from various dedicated Covid-19 facilities during the day including 171 from Ranchi, 87 from Bokaro, 48 each from East Singhbhum and Koderma districts, 37 from Latehar and 34 in Ramgarh.

Despite the rampant rise in Coronavirus cases across the state the recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has improved significantly and has once gone above the 92 percent mark to currently stand at 92.92 percent in Jharkhand.

So far in the state 30,34,090 samples have been collected out of which 30,19,158 have been tested and 29,20,548 have turned out to be negative.

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