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Two die of Covid, fist casualties in Jharkhand since September 4

Active cases drops to 76 in state, 1.05 lakh get vaccinated
East Singhbhum and Dhanbad reported one Covid death each, taking the Covid toll in Jharkhand to 5,135.
East Singhbhum and Dhanbad reported one Covid death each, taking the Covid toll in Jharkhand to 5,135.
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Our Correspondent   |   Ranchi   |   Published 29.09.21, 09:36 AM

Two Covid patients died in Jharkhand on Tuesday after zero Covid casualties in Jharkhand during the past three weeks, figures compiled by the National Health Mission (NHM) highlighted. 

East Singhbhum and Dhanbad reported one Covid death each, taking the Covid toll in Jharkhand to 5,135. The last Covid casualty in Jharkhand was reported on September 4. 

The active caseload of Covid-19 dropped to 76 as the state reported at least 12 Covid recoveries against 11 fresh cases of Coronavirus infection. 

However, the count of active cases jumped to 46 in Ranchi as the district reported six Covid cases against three recoveries. At least four fresh cases of Coronavirus infection against one recovery took the active caseload in East Singhbhum to six. Deoghar reported one Covid case, while 21 of 24 districts in Jharkhand did not report fresh cases. 

Jharkhand on Tuesday tested swab samples of 56,217 residents and 0.01 per cent of them were found infected by SARS-COV-2. So far, over 3.48 lakh residents have tested positive for Covid-19 in Jharkhand and 98.50 per cent of them have recovered, while 1.47 per cent of them could not survive.

Jharkhand on Tuesday vaccinated more than 1.05 lakh residents against Covid-19, according to the state health department. As per provisional figures released by the NHM, the state on Tuesday administered the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 to as many as 65,482 residents, while the second dose was administered to at least 40,792 beneficiaries.

East Singhbhum vaccinated at least 13,000 residents, the highest among the 24 districts in Jharkhand, while over 11,000 beneficiaries were administered vaccines against Covid-19 in Ranchi. Dhanbad vaccinated about 6,000 beneficiaries.



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