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464 new cases, five deaths & 347 recoveries reported on Sunday

A total of 464 positive cases of Covid-19 and deaths of five Covid patients were reported on Sunday while 347 patients of the disease also recovered on the same day. While the total number of active cases in the state is currently 6,177 the recovery percentage is 89.99 per cent.

According to the information provided by the health department, the total cumulative positive Covid cases detected in the state so far is 86,317 out of which 77,673 have recovered. The total number of Covid deaths in the state is 1,413 at present which amounts to a 1.64 mortality rate. Whereas a total of 9,112 samples were sent for testing on Sunday, the results of 12,699 samples are still awaited. Of the positive cases reported on Sunday, 188 were reported from Dehradun district, 73 from Nainital and 42 from Pithoragarh. Among the other districts, 22 positive cases were reported from Almora, four from Bageshwar, 18 from Chamoli, five from Champawat, 31 from Haridwar, 17 from Pauri, 16 from Rudraprayag, 11 from Tehri, 19 from Udham Singh Nagar and 18 from Uttarkashi. As far as the active cases are concerned, Dehradun has the highest number at 1,600 followed by Nainital district with 1,198 cases and Pithoragarh with 490 cases. Among the other districts, there are 368 active cases in Almora, 174 in Bageshwar, 317 in Chamoli, 168 in Champawat, 442 in Haridwar, 363 in Pauri, 171 in Rudraprayag, 334 in Tehri, 286 in Udham Singh Nagar and 266 in Uttarkashi. When it comes to containment zones in the state, a total of 19 are in place at present. These include seven containment zones in Dehradun district, four in Uttarkashi, one in Haridwar, four in Pauri and three in Nainital.

Monday, 21 December 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

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