Jamshedpur 29th Sep 2021: Jamshedpur on Tuesday saw its first death due to complications from COVID-19 in almost two months.
East Singhbhum’s death toll rose to 1058 after a 75-year-old former RMO of Tata Main Hospital (TMH) succumbed to the disease at TMH, the first such death since July 30, 2021.
He was admitted to TMH on September 25 after he tested positive for Covid-19.
He was ill for the last 10 days and was undergoing treatment at home, but when his health deteriorated, he was taken to the hospital.
He breathed his last on Tuesday, 28th September at around 1:30 pm. Civil Surgeon Dr. AK Lal confirmed the incident.
Former TMH RMO was suffering from kidney ailment and hypertension. He died of cardiac arrest was corona positive.
Besides this, Jamshedpur reported 4 fresh cases on Tuesday, September 28. Of the four new cases, 2 are from Mango and 1 each from Kadma and Sakchi.
Meanwhile, the district administration has asked all officials to focus on adopting additional preparedness measures ahead of the festive season and ensure that all shops, markets, and establishments, where people are likely to congregate follow the COVID protocol.
“According to our study, those with existing diseases, prior conditions are getting infected. Any death, from stroke, heart attack, bronchopneumonia, everything is joining as COVID-19,” said an official.
He noted that the problem is happening because of some other serious disease, those who have it are a little weak. Because of that weakness, COVID-19 infects them and kills them.
Apart from all this, the total positive cases in Jamshedpur have reached 51881, out of which 50817 patients have been cured, while the active cases have come down to 7.