Death toll mounts to 46; 28 new patients reported
The tally of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Uttarakhand mounted to 3258 on Wednesday with the state health department reporting 28 new patients of the disease. Three patients of the disease died on Wednesday propelled the death toll to 46 in the state. The health department discharged 29 patients of the disease on the day from different hospitals of the state after their recovery from the disease. A total of 2650 patients have so far recovered from the disease in the state. The recovery rate in Uttarakhand is at 81.34 percent while the doubling rate of the disease in the state is 57.85 days.
The health department reported nine patients of the disease from Dehradun on Wednesday which included a health care worker. The authorities reported six patients from Haridwar and four each from Pauri and Uttarkashi districts. In Udham Singh Nagar three patients were reported while two patients were detected in Nainital district on the day. In an indicator of the huge backlog of untested samples, 5176 swab samples are remaining untested in different labs of the state.
A 79 year old male patient, positive for Covid-19 died at Sushila Tiwari hospital, Haldwani while a 52 year old male expired at Himalayan hospital Jollygrant on the day. In the third death, a 51 year old male, a patient of the disease was brought dead in base hospital Kotdwar.
The health department discharged 13 patients from Dehradun, six from Pauri, three from Nainital, two each from Almora, Pithoragarh and Champwat districts on wednesday after their recovery from Covid-19. One patient was discharged from Chamoli districts on the day.
The state now has 534 active patients of the disease admitted in different hospitals. Nainital continued its number one position on table of active patients with 179 active patients while Udham Singh Nagar has 128, Dehradun 118, Haridwar 30, Uttarkashi 27, , Almora 18, Bageshwar 10, Pauri eight, Champawat seven, Pithoragarh five, Chamoli three and Tehri one active case of the disease. Rudraprayag district has no active case of the disease.
Thursday, 09 July 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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