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355 new cases, 11 deaths reported in State on Thursday

A total of 355 persons tested for Covid-19 while 11 patients of the diseases succumbed in the state on Thursday. With 317 persons recovering from the disease on the same day, the total number of active Covid cases in the state is now 4,682. The recovery rate in the state is 91.05 per cent while the sample positivity rate is 5.66 per cent. The cumulative Covid positive cases detected in the state till date are 72,997 of which a total of 66,464 have been cured so far. The total death toll from Covid in the state currently stands at 1,196.

According to the information provided by the health department, 13,470 samples were sent for testing on Thursday while the results of 16,982 samples are still awaited. Of the positive cases detected in the state on Thursday, the maximum- 128 were found in Dehradun district followed by 51 cases in Pithoragarh. Among the other districts, 14 positive cases were found in Almora, six in Bageshwar, 24 in Chamoli, six in Champawat, 28 in Haridwar, 24 in Nainital, 39 in Pauri, three in Rudraprayag, nine in Tehri, five in Uttarkashi and 18 in Udham SinghNagar district.

As far as the active cases are concerned, Dehradun has the maximum active cases at 1,438 followed by Haridwar district with 543 cases. Among the other districts, Almora has 155 active cases, Bageshwar has 124, Chamoli has 335, Champawat has 106, Nainital has 443 with 434 active cases in Pauri, 354 in Pithoragarh, 130 in Rudraprayag, 231 in Tehri, 252 in Udham Singh Nagar and 137 in Uttarkashi.

Friday, 27 November 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

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