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Covid-19; 14 new cases, one death in U’khand

Wednesday, 08 September 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The state health department reported 14 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) and 21 recoveries from the disease on Tuesday. Death of one patient of the disease was reported on the day in the state. The cumulative count of Covid-19 patients in the state is now at 3,43,139 while a total of 3,29,327 patients have recovered from the disease so far. In the state, 7389 people have lost their lives to Covid -19 till date. The recovery percentage from the disease is at 95.97 while the sample positivity rate on Monday was 0.07 per cent.

The state health department reported four new patients of Covid -19 from Dehradun, three from Nainital, two from Champawat and one each from Chamoli, Haridwar, Pithoragarh and Udham Singh Nagar districts on Tuesday. No new cases of the disease were reported from the Almora, Bageshwar, Pauri, Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi districts on the day.  

The state now has 371 active cases of Covid-19. Dehradun with 163 cases is at the top of the table of active cases while Pauri has 49 active cases. Tehri district has only one active case of the disease.

In the ongoing vaccination drive 72,661 people were vaccinated in 1089 sessions in the state held on Tuesday. As per the data of the state health department 68,32,935 people in the state have received the first dose of vaccine while 22,24,121 have received both doses of the vaccine.

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