3,776 new cases, 7,112 recoveries in Jharkhand | Ranchi News

Ranchi: Jharkhand on Friday reported more recoveries than fresh Covid-19 infections and fewer people died as compared to other days. During the day, the state reported 3,776 new cases from 49,596 samples tested while 76 persons succumbed to the infection. Nearly double the number of Friday’s fresh cases — 7112 — also recovered, taking the total number of recoveries in the state since last year to 2,60,602. The cumulative caseload in the state has reached 3,10,024 while the death toll has climbed to 4,366.
For the first time in May, Ranchi reported new cases under 500 at 494 whereas more than four times of the new cases —2267 — were declared recovered, bringing down the number of active cases in the district to 11,890.
Among the new infections, East Singhbhum topped the chart with 957 cases followed by Hazaribag (270), West Singhbhum (210), Palamu (192), Bokaro (162), Simdega (157), Garhwa (153), Dhanbad (143), Giridih (129), Khunti (118) and Koderma (104). The rest of the districts reported fresh cases in double digits with Pakur being the exception from where only one new case was reported.
Of the deaths, Ranchi was the only district to report casualties in double digits at 28. Bokaro with eight deaths and East Singhbhum with seven remained are next in the chart. As many as eight districts did not report any casualty on Friday.
As of Friday night, the state has 45,056 active cases with Ranchi having the highest cases (11,890) followed by Bokaro with 2,261 cases.

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