Jharkhand reports record 145 more COVID-19 deaths, 5,961 fresh cases

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Ranchi, Apr 30 (PTI) Jharkhand's COVID-19 toll soared to 2,540 with a record 145 single-day COVID-19 deaths, while 5,961 fresh cases pushed the coronavirus tally to 2,27,450, a health department bulletin said on Friday.

The state now has 55,877 active cases following the recovery of 1,69,033 patients, it said.

State capital Ranchi faced the maximum brunt of the virus as it witnessed 59 deaths, followed by Ramgarh (13), Dhanbad (11) and Hazaribagh (8).

The fresh cases include 1,539 infections in Ranchi and 890 in East Singhbhum, the bulletin said.

In the past 24 hours, a total of 36,291 samples were tested for COVID-19, it added. PTI IKD RBT RBT