Jharkhand COVID cases

Jharkhand makes institutional isolation a must for Covid patients

The patients who want to stay home will have to take special permission from District Administration, the new guidelines said.

published on : 14th June 2021

COVID-19 fatalities nosedive to 8 in Jharkhand; number of fresh positive cases at 293

Seventeen of the total 24 districts in the tribal-dominated state did not record a single death during the last 24 hours showing signs of recovery.

published on : 7th June 2021

COVID-19 fatalities nosedive to 13 in Jharkhand, total active cases plunge to 10,946

In a bid to combat the second wave of COVID-19, the government has extended the lockdown till June 3 in the state.

published on : 30th May 2021

Jharkhand to bear expenses of cremation, burial of Covid victims

The state government is committed towards providing all possible help to those infected by Covid and their family members, CM Hemant Soren said.

published on : 17th May 2021

Jharkhand Police launch drive to enforce stricter lockdown provisions, collect Rs 35 lakh fine

As many as 7,343 policemen out of about 60,000-strong police force have been afflicted with the virus in the line of duty and 30 of them lost their lives.

published on : 16th May 2021

Jharkhand ropes in 2 lakh MGNREGA workers, 25 lakh SHG women to spread Covid awareness

As many as 80 village resource persons (VRPs) have already been trained, who will further go to their areas and train about 2 lakh MGNREGA workers, said RD Secretary Aradhana Patnaik.

published on : 11th May 2021

PM spoke his 'Mann ki Baat', did not listen to us: CM Hemant Soren on phone call with Modi

The Prime Minister also spoke to the chief ministers of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha to take stock of the Covid situations in their respective states. 

published on : 7th May 2021

Jharkhand directs hospitals to reserve 70 per cent beds for COVID-19 patients

All deputy collectors have been asked to hold a meeting with the representatives of the government and private hospitals to ensure that the government directive is fully implemented.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Amid pandemic, Ranchi auto driver ferrying Covid patients to hospitals for free

Ravi Agrawal, who is also pursuing his B. Com from Ram Lakhan Singh Yadav College in Ranchi, has even put his number on social media asking people to call in case of any medical emergency.

published on : 24th April 2021

Jharkhand Covid Circuits to ensure free oxygen beds for critical patients

Under this arrangement, oxygen beds will be ensured for the serious Covid patients free of cost at the nearest district just by dialing 104.

published on : 24th April 2021

Quarantined gang-rape accused dies by suicide in Jharkhand

Since the victim and eight other co-accused in the case were found to be infected with the virus, he was kept in isolation inside the premises of the observation home as a precautionary measure.

published on : 23rd April 2021

Jharkhand govt suspends all educational activities to break COVID chain

Chief Minister Hemant Soren announced that all schools, colleges, coaching centres and other educational activities will remain closed.

published on : 18th April 2021

UK, double mutant strains of coronavirus detected in Jharkhand

The state government has appealed to citizens to follow COVID-19 guidelines strictly so that the chain of the virus could be broken and the progression of this disease can be slowed down. 

published on : 14th April 2021

Jharkhand reserves 50% beds in private hospitals for Covid patients

The Deputy Commissioners have also been asked to get it implemented in their districts after holding a meeting with the representative of private hospitals.

published on : 12th April 2021

Jharkhand mulling tough measures as state sees three-fold jump in Covid cases

Chief Minister Hemant Soren is keeping a close eye on day-to-day developments, Health Minister Banna Gupta said.

published on : 26th March 2021