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Vaccination drive- 60636 fully vaccinated in U’khand

58 new Covid-19 patients reported

In the ongoing vaccination drive against the contagion of Covid-19, a total of 22748 people were vaccinated on Monday in Uttarakhand. In the state 60636 people have been fully vaccinated as they have received both the first and second dose of the vaccine. A total of 36715 senior citizens (60 Plus) have received the first dose of the vaccine in the state.

The Chief Operations Officer (COO) of state Covid-19 control room, Dr Abhishek Tripathi said 243 vaccine sessions were organised in different parts of the state on Monday.

 In Dehradun 63 vaccine sessions were organised in which 4033 senior citizens, 87 people with co-morbidity, 1777 healthcare workers and 335 frontline workers were vaccinated on the day. 

Meanwhile the state health department reported 58 new cases of the disease on Monday which increased the tally of the disease to 97480. Death of no patient was reported by the department on the day. The authorities discharged 26 patients from different hospitals of the state following their recovery on Monday. A total of 93400 patients have recovered from the disease in the state so far and the recovery percentage is now at 96.14.

The state health department reported 27 new cases of the disease from Nainital, 13 from Dehradun, 10 from Haridwar, seven from Udham Singh Nagar and one from Chamoli. No new case was reported from Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Pauri, Pithoragarh, Rudraprayag, Tehri and Uttarkashi districts on the day.  The state now has only 662 active patients of the disease. Nainital district is at the top of the table of active cases of the disease with 194 patients, Haridwar 186, Dehradun 134, Udham Singh Nagar 49, Tehri 18, Champawat 15, Almora 12, Uttarkashi 10, Chamoli seven, Pithoragarh four, Rudraprayag three and Bageshwar two active patients of the disease.

Tuesday, 09 March 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

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