Record breaking 950 positive cases and 18 deaths reported on Saturday
With the spread of novel coronavirus escalating consistently as expected, a record breaking 950 persons were found positive for Covid-19 and 18 deaths were reported in the State on Saturday. On the same day, a total of 535 patients were reported to have recovered from the ailment. With the highest number of cases reported in a single day yet, the total number of cases in the state has increased to 23,961 out of which 15,982 have recovered. Considering this, the total number of active cases in the state stood at 7,575 on Saturday while the total number of deaths was 330. The doubling rate in the last seven days is currently 20.30 days.
According to information received from the health department, among the positive cases reported on Saturday, Dehradun district once again registered the highest number of positive cases at 226 followed by 175 in Udham Singh Nagar, 133 in Haridwar and 113 in Nainital. Among the other districts, 69 positive cases were reported from Uttarkashi, 71 from Pauri, 55 from Tehri, 32 from Almora, 30 from Chamoli, 17 from Rudraprayag, 14 from Champawat, eight from Pithoragarh and seven from Bageshwar. When it comes to active cases of Covid-19, Dehradun has the highest number at 1,742 followed by Haridwar at 1,403 and Udham Singh Nagar at 1,362. Among the remaining districts, the number of active Covid cases is 324 in Almora, 104 in Bageshwar, 96 in Chamoli, 175 in Champawat, 993 in Nainital, 333 in Pauri, 198 in Pithoragarh, 131 in Rudraprayag, 424 in Tehri and 290 in Uttarkashi. Of the 330 deaths reported till Saturday, 162 were reported from Dehradun district, 62 in Nainital, 53 in Haridwar, 32 in Udham Singh Nagar, two in Almora, one in Bageshwar, three in Champawat, seven in Pauri, two each in Pithoragarh and Tehri, one in Rudraprayag and three in Uttarkashi.
Sunday, 06 September 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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