Jharkhand reports 45 more COVID deaths, 4,969 new cases

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Ranchi, Apr 21 (PTI) Jharkhand's COVID-19 death toll rose to 1,547 after 45 more people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, while 4,969 fresh cases took the tally to 1,72,315, the health department said in a bulletin on Wednesday.

It said that the number of active cases stands at 33,178, while 1,37,590 people have so far recovered from the disease.

Of the fresh fatalities, 15 were reported from Ranchi and 10 from East Singhbhum, the bulletin said. The remaining deaths were registered in several other districts.

The new coronavirus cases included 1,703 from Ranchi and 692 from East Singhbhum district.

Altogether, 33,839 samples were tested for COVID-19 in the state in the last 24 hours. PTI IKD BDC BDC