As many as 45 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Jharkhand on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 2,339 including 1,724 recoveries, the State Health Department said.
Out of the total number of cases, 603 are active and 12 have died.
India on Saturday crossed the half-million mark with record highest spike of 18,552 cases of coronavirus reported across the country in the past 24 hours.
The country registered 508,953 cases as of Saturday while the recovered cases have exceeded the active cases by 98,493.
Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh - account for nearly a third of these cases. While the number of active cases stands at 1,97,387, the number of cured cases is 2,95,880.
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