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Jharkhand reports 532 new coronavirus infections, 11 fatalities

The new cases were detected after testing 59,510 samples.

Jharkhand | Coronavirus | Coronavirus Tests

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

A health worker shows samples of a Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) employees for Covid-19 testing, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

reported 532 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and 11 more deaths, a Health Department bulletin said.

The state has so far reported 3,38,915 cases and 5,011 deaths.

The new cases were detected after testing 59,510 samples.

Twenty of the 24 districts reported zero fatalities during the last 24 hours, while a door-to-door campaign in the rural areas is on to detect and treat cases.

Ranchi reported the highest number of deaths at seven. Two deaths were reported from East Singhbhum and one each from Deoghar and Dhanbad.

now has 7,307 active cases, while 3,26,597 patients have recovered.

The mortality rate remained at 1.47 per cent, higher than the national average of 1.20 per cent.

The recovery rate among the COVID-19 patients in the state improved to 96.36 per cent, above the national average of 92.50 per cent.

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First Published: Thu, June 03 2021. 14:06 IST