Jharkhand reports 27 new COVID cases; one virus death
Ranchi: Jharkhand reported 27 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which pushed the tally to 3,47,049, a health department bulletin said.
The COVID-19 death toll rose to 5,126 in the state with one fresh fatality due to the contagion reported from East Singhbhum in the last 24 hours, it said on Wednesday.
Of the 27 new cases, Bokaro reported six cases followed by four from Ranchi and three from Deoghar.
No new COVID-19 case was reported from Chatra, Dumka, Garhwa, Gumla, Jamtara, Pakur, Palamu, Saraikela, Simdega and West Singhbhum districts.
Jharkhand now has 237 active COVID-19 cases, while 3,41,686 patients have recovered from the disease including 36 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 98.45 per cent, better than the national average of 97.40 per cent.
Altogether, 1,14,91,499 samples have been tested for COVID-19 in Jharkhand, including 58,148 on Wednesday, it added.