Seven new COVID deaths in Jharkhand;1882 new positive cases

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Ranchi, Apr 9 (PTI) With seven more fatalities thedeath toll due to coronavirus rose to 1158 in Jharkhand on Friday, health department bulletin said.

While on account of 1882 fresh COVID infections, the tally of coronavirus cases has risen to 1,32,790 in the state, it said.

Atotal of 1,22,383 COVID patients have recovered so far.

The state has 9249 active cases at present, the bulletin said.

Total 28,568 samples were tested Friday out of which 1882 turned out to be positive.

A total of 858 citizens were found infected in capital Ranchi in last 24 hours, while it was 204 in East Singhbhum, Hazaribagh (94) and Dhanbad (91).

Out of fresh seven casualties, six hailed from Ranchi while one belonged to Sahibganj, the bulletin said. PTI IKD SNS SNS