J'khand reports highest single-day spike with 147 COVID-19 cases; tally reaches 1,290

Ranchi, Jun 8 (PTI) Jharkhand on Monday reported its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases after 147 people tested positive, taking the state's tally to 1,290, according to a bulletin.

There are 764 active cases in the state, while 519 people have recovered from the disease, it said.

Nearly 5 lakh people from outside have returned to Jharkhand since May 1 and there are 921 migrant workers among the state's total COVID-19 cases, the bulletin added.

Seven people have died of the disease -- three in Ranchi and one each in Bokaro, Giridih, Koderma and Simdega.

A total of 113 COVID-19 cases were reported on Sunday. PTI PVR BDC RHL