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24 new cases of Covid-19 reported in U’khand

Sunday, 15 May | PNS | Dehradun

The state health department of Uttarakhand reported 24 new patients of the Covid-19 in the state on Saturday. Death of no patient was reported in the state on the day.  The authorities also declared four patients cured from the disease on the day.  The department has so far detected 92,611 new cases of the disease from January 1 this year till date. A total of 88,984 patients have recovered from the disease so far in this year while 275 patients have died in the state since January 1 this year. The recovery percentage of the disease was at 96.08 per cent on Saturday. The positivity rate of the disease was reported at 1.06 per cent on the day.   The health department reported ten new patients from Dehradun, four each from Almora, Haridwar and Nainital and one each from Rudraprayag and Udham Singh Nagar on Saturday.

The number of active patients of Covid-19 in the state mounted to 108 on Saturday. Dehradun with 64 cases is at the top of the table of active cases while Haridwar has 14 and Nainital 13 active cases of the disease. Bageshwar, Chamoli, Champawat and Pithoragarh now have no active cases of the disease. In the ongoing vaccination drive 16,595 people were vaccinated in 1046 sessions in the state held on Saturday.

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