Two doctors in Ranchi tested positive for coronavirus while Jharkhand state in total registered 37 new cases of COVID-19, taking confirmed cases toll to 1760 on Sunday. Out of 37 new cases, 9 have surfaced from RIMS, Ranchi, 14 from Simdega, 10 from Jamshedpur, one each from from Hazarbagh, Gumla, Western Singhbhum and Chatra.
While the state recorded 37 new cases, 89 patients have also recovered from COVID-19. Out of those recovered, 29 are from Simdega, 15 from Dhanbad, 13 from Giridiah, 11 from Gumla, 8 from Lahoredga, 4 from Hazaribagh, 5 from Saraikela, 2 from Ranchi, one each from Bokaro and Western Singhbhum.
The coronavirus cases have spread in all the 24 districts in the state. The fear of the pandemic has led to superstitious beliefs, and after Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and assam, now women in Jharkhand are also praying to ‘Corona Devi’.
The women on a regular basis in different districts are gathering in large numbers along with Pooja materials like Sindoor, Lawong, flowers, Ladoos, water in pot. They sit around a tree and worship the Coronavirus goddess. These women sing songs to appease the coronavirus goddess.
Till date, nine people have lost their lives to the pandemic in Jharkhand.
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