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retrieve nuemaric value from txt file in shell script

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below content has been written in a text file called test.txt. How to retrieve pending  & completed count value in shell script?

<p class="pending">Count: 0</p>
<p class="success">Count: 0</p>
<p class="completed">Jobs completed today: 0</p>

#!/bin/bash

echo
echo 'Fetching job page and write to ZipJobs.txt file...'
curl -o Jobs.txt https://cms.test.com/test

status=`grep "Jobs completed today" /home/Jobs.txt | ???
echo $status
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Question by:chaitu chaitu
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by:Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE
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cut -d":" -f2 | cut -d"<" -f1`
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by:chaitu chaitu
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Gerwin,

can you please expalin what is cut command & f2 & f1??
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE earned 500 total points
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cut is cutting text into pieces, with -d you set the separator and with -f you select the field(s) to print.  put the above in place of your???
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