Jharkhand is below the national average in the recovery rate of COVID-19 patients.

Though the reason is not known, on September 1, the recuperation rate in the state was 64.2 percent. It shot up to 75.7 percent on September 13. 

Across the country, the coronavirus tally had crossed 49 lakh on September 15 with 83,809 new cases, while 38.59 lakh people had recuperated till date,  taking the recovery rate to 78.28 per cent, the Health Ministry said.

In the state capital of Jharkhand, among 12793 COVID-19 cases,9066 patients had recovered, a weekly health bulletin released by the state health department claimed.

In the country, the death toll rose to 80,776 with 1,054 more people succumbing to the infection. The case fatality rate stands at 1.64 per cent, according to the ministry data.

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