The number of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in Uttarakhand mounted to 26094 on Tuesday with the state health department reporting 658 fresh cases of the disease. The authorities also reported deaths of 12 patients on the day which increased the death toll to 360 in the state. On the day 427 patients were discharged from different hospitals of the state after their recovery. The percentage recovery for the Covid-19 patients in Uttarakhand now stands at 66.96 percent and out of total samples tested 5.82 percent have tested positive for the disease. The doubling rate of the disease in the state now is 23.15 days.
On Tuesday four patients of the disease were reported dead at Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) hospital. In Base hospital Srinagar three patients were reported dead while two patients each succumbed to the disease at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh and Sushila Tiwari government hospital, Haldwani. One patient of Covid-19 died at Mahant Indiresh Hospital, Dehradun on Tuesday.
Provisional state capital Dehradun continues to reel under the onslaught of the disease. On Tuesday the health department reported 248 fresh cases of the disease. In Nainital 112 cases were reported while 82 patients came up in Haridwar district. In Udham Singh Nagar 56 patients were reported while 33 patients in Tehri, 24 each in Almora and Uttarkashi, 23 in Champawat, 16 in Pithoragarh, 14 in Bageshwar, 11 in Rudraprayag, nine in Pauri and six in Chamoli were reported.
Out of the 427 patients recovered on Tuesday, 138 are from Udham Singh Nagar, 121 from Haridwar, 108 from Dehradun, 21 in Pauri, 19 in Almora, six in Nainital and Uttarkashi, five in Chamoli and three in Rudraprayag were discharged.
Uttarakhand now has 8184 active cases of the disease. Dehradun leads the table of active cases of the disease with a big margin. Here a total of 1993 active patients are now there. Haridwar has 1333 active cases and is on second spot while with 1291 active cases Udham Singh Nagar is in third position. Tehri Garhwal has 507, , Pauri 422, Uttarkashi 324, Almora 253, Pithoragarh 240, Champawat 216, Rudraprayag 185, Chamoli 125 and Bageshwar 106 active cases of the disease.
The authorities have set up 267 containment zones in different parts of the state to prevent spread of the disease. Haridwar has maximum such zones (200) while Dehradun has 20, Udham Singh Nagar 18, Uttarkashi, Tehri and Pauri seven such zones each. Nainital and Rudraprayag have two containment zones each.
Wednesday, 09 September 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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