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Active cases drop in Jharkhand, 1.45 lakh get vaccinated

East Singhbhum logs 17,000 jabs, highest in the state on Saturday
The count of active cases dropped to 77 in Ranchi as the district reported at least 13 Covid recoveries against only three fresh cases.
The count of active cases dropped to 77 in Ranchi as the district reported at least 13 Covid recoveries against only three fresh cases.
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Our Correspondent   |   Ranchi   |   Published 12.09.21, 01:09 PM

Jharkhand on Saturday vaccinated close to 1.45 lakh residents against Covid-19, while the active caseload dropped to 128 as Covid recoveries outnumbered fresh cases of infection by a fair margin for the second day in a row, figures compiled by the health department highlighted.

As per provisional data shared by the National Health Mission (NHM), the state on Saturday administered the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 to at least 98,143 residents, while the second jab was administered to as many as 45,983 beneficiaries. More than 1 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated were between 18 and 44.

With more than 18,000 residents vaccinated on Saturday, East Singhbhum topped in terms of vaccination numbers among districts. About 17,000 residents were vaccinated in Ranchi, while over 10,000 got vaccinated in Dhanbad. 

Accordint to an MHM bulletin, the state on Saturday reported at least 21 Covid recoveries against seven fresh cases, while none of the 24 districts reported a double-digit-spike.

The count of active cases dropped to 77 in Ranchi as the district reported at least 13 Covid recoveries against only three fresh cases. At least 20 districts did not report fresh cases. East Singhbhum and Dhanbad reported one case each, while two persons were found infected in West Singhbhum.

Jharkhand on Saturday tested swab samples of at least 43,368 residents and 0.01 per cent of them were found infected by SARS-CoV-2. 

A press communique issued by the health department highlighted that Jharkhand had till Saturday administered the first dose of vaccine to at least 1.16 crore residents. Over 30 lakh have also received the second jab.



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