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Covid-19; 163 new cases, eight deaths reported on Monday

Tuesday, 22 June 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The state health department reported 163 new cases and eight deaths from Covid 19 in Uttarakhand on Monday. The cumulative count of patients in the state has now increased to 3,38,807  while the death toll from the disease has climbed to  7044. A total of 3,23,004 patients have so far recovered from the disease in Uttarakhand. The recovery percentage from the disease is now at 95.34 and the sample positivity rate is at 6.37 percent in the state.

Out of the eight deaths from the disease reported on Monday, six occurred at Mahant Indiresh hospital Dehradun. The authorities also reported the death of one such patient on the day which had occurred in the past but was not reported earlier.

Dehradun district reported 60, Udham Singh Nagar 26, Uttarkashi 13, Almora 12, Nainital 11 new cases of the disease on Monday. All the remaining eight districts of the state reported less than ten cases on the day.

The state now has 2,964 active patients of the disease. Dehradun district is at top of the table in the list of active cases with 522 cases while Haridwar is in second position with 409 active cases. Pithoragarh has 369, Nainital 331, Almora 218, Bageshwar 215, Pauri 179, Tehri 164, Champawat 151, Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi 131 each, Udham Singh Nagar 126 and Chamoli 124 active cases of the disease.  

 The state reported six new cases of Mucormycosis (Black fungus) on Monday after which it now has 457 patients of the disease. Deaths of four patients from Black Fungus were also reported on the day. A total of 81 patients have so far died from this disease while 65 have recovered. 

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