Amid the rising variety of COVID-19 cases within the state, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday has convened an all-party assembly to entry the state of affairs and focus on plans to curb the unfold of the virus. A press release from the chief minister’s office mentioned that the assembly will happen at 6:30 pm nearly.
In an announcement, he mentioned, “An all-party meeting has been fixed through online mode at 6.30 pm tomorrow (Saturday) to discuss the ways to combat COVID-19 in the state. I also appeal to everyone in the state to stay safe and practice COVID appropriate behaviour.”
According to some media experiences, the state government might go forward to impose lockdown-like restrictions within the state. However, the Chief Minister is intently monitoring the COVID-19 state of affairs within the state and issuing directions for additional strengthening the healthcare system within the hospitals.
Meanwhile, the government will in all probability postpone or cancel state board exams scheduled from May 4 as Jharkhand Academic Council terminated ongoing sensible examinations with rapid impact on Friday. Hemant Soren mentioned that since CBSE and other state boards introduced the postponement of exams, Jharkhand would additionally take a name quickly.
On Thursday, Jharkhand reported shut to three,500 COVID-19 cases, the best single-day spike because the outbreak of the virus in March final 12 months. Fatalities are additionally growing by the day with the state’s health infrastructure coming below stress, battling each useful resource and manpower crunch.
As per the latest health updates, Jharkhand has 1,51,272 COVID-19 cases. A complete of 1,29,301 COVID-19 sufferers have recovered within the state up to now. The loss of life toll as a result of virus stands at 1320. There are 20,651 energetic cases in Jharkhand at current.
Out of the latest fatalities, 9 deaths had been reported from East Singhbhum district and 7 from Ranchi. The remaining casualties had been registered in a number of other districts.