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Nearly 1.8 lakh get vaccinated in Jharkhand

Active Covid caseload drops to 117, state reports 16 recoveries against six fresh cases
Jharkhand on Monday reported at least 16 Covid recoveries against six fresh cases of coronavirus infection, a separate bulletin from NHM stated.
Jharkhand on Monday reported at least 16 Covid recoveries against six fresh cases of coronavirus infection, a separate bulletin from NHM stated.
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Our Correspondent   |   Ranchi   |   Published 14.09.21, 11:51 AM

Jharkhand on Monday vaccinated close to 1.8 lakh residents against Covid-19, while the active caseload of the disease dropped further down to 117 in the state as recoveries outnumbered fresh cases, figures compiled by the health department highlighted.

As per provisional data released by the National Health Mission (NHM), the state on Monday administered the first dose of vaccine to as many as 1,22,354 residents, while the second jab was administered to at least 57,210 beneficiaries. At least 1856 session sites remained operational across Jharkhand on Monday.

East Singhbhum vaccinated over 25,000 residents, the highest among the 24 districts. On the other hand, at least 20,000 beneficiaries got vaccinated in Ranchi. About 8,000 residents got vaccinated in Dhanbad.

Jharkhand on Monday reported at least 16 Covid recoveries against six fresh cases of coronavirus infection, a separate bulletin from NHM stated. Ranchi alone reported at least five of the six cases, but the count of active cases here dropped as at least six Covid patients recovered in the district. East Singhbhum reported one Covid cases against five recoveries and the active caseload dropped to five.

According to a press communique released by the health department on Monday evening, Jharkhand has so far administered the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 to more than 1.18 crore residents and at least 31.58 lakh of them have also received the second jab.

So far, more than 3.48 lakh residents have tested positive for Covid-19 in Jharkhand and 98.48 per cent of them have recovered, while 1.47 per cent of the patients could not survive. As per government data, at least nine of 24 districts had zero active cases of Covid-19 by the end of Monday.



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