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Jharkhand coronavirus update: State reports 1,601 cases, 9 fresh fatalities

Jharkhand's Covid-19 tally rose to 56,897 as 1,601 more people tested positive for the infection, while nine fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 512

Coronavirus | Coronavirus Tests | Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

Healthcare workers wearing a Personal Protective Equipment(PPE) kit take nasal swab samples from slum residence during coronavirus antigen testing.

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose

to 56,897 on Thursday as 1,601 more people tested positive for the infection, while nine fresh fatalities pushed the state's death toll to 512, a health bulletin said.

The fresh infections have taken the number of active cases in the state to 15,726, while 40,659 people have recovered from the disease so far, it said.

The state has tested 20,437 samples for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the bulletin added.

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First Published: Thu, September 10 2020. 11:14 IST