Jharkhand Covid caseload past 35,000-mark, toll nears 400 | Ranchi News


RANCHI: Jharkhand reported 12 Covid casualties and 1,137 new infections in 24 hours until 10pm on Friday, taking the cumulative caseload to 35,813. Of these, 11,286 are active cases, 24,138 have recovered (including 633 on Friday) and 389 have died.
Of the 12 casualties, East Singhbum continued to report the highest number of casualties with seven deaths, Ranchi recorded two and Dhanbad, Giridih, Koderma one each. East Singhbhum also reported a massive spike in number of fresh infections with a total of 313 cases, followed by Bokaro with 147 cases. Ranchi reported 94 cases, Ramgarh 79, Dhanbad 83 and Giridih 62.
The state positivity ratio maintained consistency on Friday with 5.69% of 19,967 samples tested returning positive results. As state continued to report a surge in fresh infections with 4,498 cases reported in four days, the seven-day growth rate continued to increase and stood at 3.45% in comparison to the national average of 2.31%.

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