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Covid-19; 892 new cases, 4,006 recoveries in Uttarakhand

Saturday, 05 June 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The cumulative count of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Uttarakhand increased to 3,32,959 on Friday with the state health department reporting 892  new cases of the disease. The authorities also reported death of 43 patients and 4006 recoveries from the disease on the day. The death toll from the disease is now at 6,631 in the state. The samples of 24,172 suspected patients were sent for testing on Friday and the sample positivity rate is at 6.78 percent.

Out of the 43 deaths reported on Friday, 13 occurred at  All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh. The authorities also added 15 deaths in the toll which had occurred in the past but were not reported earlier. Out of them 11 such deaths were reported from CMI hospital Dehradun.

The provisional state capital Dehradun reported 203, Nainital 127, Haridwar 112, Almora 96, Udham Singh Nagar 76, Chamoli 54,  Pithoragarh 51, Tehri 46, Pauri 44, Rudraprayag 33, Champawat 23, Bageshwar 15 and  Uttarkashi 12 new cases of the disease on Friday.

The state now has 19,283 active patients of the disease. Haridwar is the top position in the list of active cases with 3,344 cases. Chamoli has 2252, Dehradun 1825,  Pithoragarh 1,725, Pauri 1708, Tehri 1,537, Nainital 1,452,  Udham Singh Nagar 1136, Bageshwar 1,069, Almora 1,062, Champawat 775, Rudraprayag 755, and Uttarkashi 643 active cases of the disease. 

 The state now has 260 patients of Black fungus and out of them 36 have died while 16 have recovered from the disease.

In the ongoing vaccination drive 24,941 people were vaccinated in 354 sessions in different parts of the state on Friday. A total of 6,86,315 people have been fully vaccinated while 22,96,460  have received the first dose of the vaccine in the state.

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