August 6, 2021

Jharkhand reports 33 new Covid-19 cases; zero virus induced deaths

RANCHI: Jharkhand reported 33 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which pushed the tally to 3,46,778, a health department bulletin said on Wednesday.
The Covid-19 death toll remained at 5,122 as no new fatality due to the contagion was reported in the last 24 hours, it said.
Of the 33 new cases, a maximum of 8 new cases were reported from Bokaro followed by five cases from Simdega and three from Latehar.
No new Covid-19 case was reported from Chatra, Dumka, Garhwa, Giridih, Godda, Gumla, Jamtara, Khunti, Koderma and Pakur. Jharkhand now has 320 active Covid-19 cases, while 3,41,336 patients have recovered from the disease including 49 during the last 24 hours, the bulletin said.
The Covid-19 mortality rate in the state remained at 1.47 per cent, higher than the national average of 1.30 per cent. The Covid-19 recovery rate in the state has improved to 98.43 per cent, better than the national average of 97.30 per cent.
Altogether, 1,10,13,912 samples have been tested for Covid-19 in Jharkhand, including 53,185 since Tuesday, it added.

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