Written by Neema Sheen | Wednesday,25 Mar 2020,09:01 pm
Ranchi: Jharkhand reports no positive cornonavirus case in the state so far even as the nation is under a 21-day lockdown.
State reports have tested 93 people for coronavirus and the reports of 85 have returned negative and remaining reports are awaited, says the health department report.
According to Health Secretary Nitin Kulkarni, 1,469 quarantine beds and 557 isolation beads have been prepared in the state.
The testing facility started at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) in Ranchi from Tuesday evening, earlier it was sent to Kolkata for testing.
More than 10,000 people have been quarantined across the state so far. Jharkhand government has pressed 32,000 Sahiyas to gather information from each village about the infected people and track their travel history.
On Wednesday morning as people came out of their houses to buy vegetables and essential things but Police imposed more restrictions to control people. Ranchi district administration has tied up with the Suvidha Kendra and Big Bazar for home delivery of essential products.