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Covid: Active cases near 11k-mark in capital

Ranchi: Ranchi’s active cases neared to 11,000-mark on Tuesday following another four digit surge in new infections of covid-19. As per the covid bulletin issued on Monday late night, Ranchi registered 1537 fresh cases of the covid-19 taking the total active case count to 10,792. Across the state, 4482 new cases surfaced along with two deaths putting the cumulative caseload of active cases at 26019 and total fatalities at 5172.

East Singbhum too registered four-digit growth with 923 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. Other high surge districts included Bokaro (194), Deoghar (174), Dhanbad (104), Hazaribag (129) among others.

State’s seven day growth rate stood at 0.93 percent compared to 0.28 nationally. Seven day doubling rate in the state is 74.50 days as opposed to that of 246.39 days nationally. Recovery rate in the state is 92.45 percent vis-à-vis 96.60 percent in the country whereas mortality rate is 1.35 percent here as compared to 1.40 percent nationally.