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telegraphindia.com 13 Sep, 2021 12:00 am

Black fungus cases halve in four days in Jharkhand

Black fungus cases halve in four days in Jharkhand
Active cases down to 8, no mucormycosis fatalities reported in August, September

Black fungus cases halve in four days in Jharkhand Active cases down to 8, no mucormycosis fatalities reported in August, September East Singhbhum, a district that reported the second highest number of mucormycosis cases, did not have any active cases of this fungal infection on Monday.There were at least 16 patients of black fungus in Jharkhand on September 9.At least 11 of the 66 patients died of black fungus in Ranchi, as per IDSP data.Black fungus has claimed at least 31 lives in Jharkhand so far, but no deaths caused by this disease were reported in August and September.

As many as 168 cases of black fungus have been reported in Jharkhand so far.However, Jharkhand also reported rare cases of black fungus affecting lungs of Covid survivors.

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