Ranchi (IANS): Coronavirus created panic in Jharkhand as Minister, legislator and scribes have also been infected from it.
Jharkhand Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) Minister Mithilesh Thakur, Jharkahnd Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Mathura Mahto, and20 scribes of Dhanbad districts have been infected by Coronavirus.
The Minister has been admitted at Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIM), Ranchi and the legislator has been admitted in a Dhanbad hospital. The Minister inspected Hatia Dam on Monday.
Jharkhand reported 141 cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday from 12 districts. The total tally has crossed 3000.
In coal city Dhanbad 25 people including 20 journalists have been detected positive. So far on Tuesday a total of 141 fresh cases of Coronavirus were detected in the state spread across 12 districts following which the overall tally of Covid-19 patients in Jharkhand reached to 3,018.
As per the data provided by the health department the number of active cases in the state is 892 while number of cured and discharged cases stood at 2,104. The total number of death caused by Coronavirus in the state stood at 22.
Out of the total 3,018 cases which have been detected 2,142 have been brought by migrant workers coming from the various Coronavirus hotspots in the country including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi and Tamilnadu.
On Tuesday 36 people were cured and discharged from various dedicated Covid-19 facilities in the state including 13 from Gumla and 7 from Ramgarh district. 5 patients from Giridih, 3 each in Chatra, Deoghar and Koderma and 2 in Saraikela also defeated Coronavirus and returned back to their homes.
The recovery rate among the Covid-19 patients has come down to 69.71 percent. So far in the state 1,66,317 samples have been collected out of which 1,61,564 have been tested and 1,58,546 have turned out to be negative.