Mumbai: A health official said that Jharkhand’s COVID-19 tally went up to 1,18,154 as 75 more people tested positive for infection.
He said that the state’s coronavirus death toll rose to 1,060 as two more people died in the last 24 hours.
The official said that the maximum number of 48 cases were reported in Ranchi district, followed by East Singhbhum (8) and Gumla (5).
Jharkhand now has 978 active coronavirus cases, while 1,16,116 people have so far recovered from the disease.
The official said that the state has tested 12,679 samples for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, 3,153 health workers were given the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday. An official said that two cases of vaccination (AEFI) were reported in the state after the adverse event.
State Nodal officer of the COVID-19 Vaccination programme Ajit Prasad said so far a total of 14,794 people have been vaccinated in the state.