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Covid-19: Jharkhand reports 288 new cases, four fresh fatalities in 24 hrs

The fresh deaths were reported from Ranchi, Bokaro, Ramgarh and East Singhbhum

Jharkhand | Coronavirus Tests | Coronavirus

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

A healthcare worker wearing PPE collects a swab sample from a policeman, during a check-up campaign for the coronavirus disease set up inside a police station, in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally

mounted to 1,05,781 as 288 more people tested positive for the infection, a health department official said on Saturday.

Four new fatalities pushed the state's death toll to 921, he said.

The fresh deaths were reported from Ranchi, Bokaro, Ramgarh and East Singhbhum.

Ranchi district reported the highest number of new cases at 84, followed by Bokaro (45), East Singhbhum (29) and Dhanbad (26), the official said.

The state now has 3,291 active COVID-19 cases, while 1,01,569 people have been cured of the disease so far, he said.

has tested 22,269 samples for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, he added.

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First Published: Sat, November 14 2020. 11:01 IST