Covid-19; 473 test positive while 538 recover in State on Tuesday

A total of 473 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the state on Tuesday while 538 patients recovered from the disease on the same day. Seven patients of Covid-19 also died in the state on the day. Currently, the State has a total of 4,947 active cases with a sample positivity rate of 5.57 per cent and recovery percentage of 90.83 per cent.

According to the information provided by the Health department, the total number of cumulative positive Covid-19 cases detected in the state so far is 75,268 out of which a total of 68,365 have recovered after treatment. The total number of Covid deaths reported in the state so far is 1,238. While a total of 13, 956 samples were sent for testing on Tuesday, the results of 16,821 samples are still awaited. Out of the 473 positive cases reported on Tuesday, the highest number is yet again from Dehradun district at 164 cases, followed by Pithoragarh with 51 cases. Among the other districts, 32 positive cases were reported in Almora, 14 in Bageshwar, 43 in Chamoli, 10 in Champawat, 40 in Haridwar, 24 in Nainital, 26 in Pauri, four in Rudraprayag, 25 in Tehri, 24 in Udham Singh Nagar and 16 in Uttarkashi district.

When it comes to sample testing, the highest number of cumulative samples tested is inHaridwar district at 2,27,580 followed by 2,18,603 in Dehradun and 2,03,852 in Udham Singh Nagar. Among the other districts, a total of 69,407 samples have been tested in Almora, 41,626 in Bageshwar, 61,549 in Chamoli, 63,679 in Champawat, 1,20,314 in Nainital, 99, 547 in Nainital, 50,641 in Pithoragarh, 39,687 in Rudraprayag, 75,100 in Tehri and 80,686 in Uttarkashi district. The total number of active cases at present is the highest in Dehradun district at 1,361 followed by 619 in Haridwar and 492 in Pauri. Among the other districts, the number of active cases is 193 in Almora, 136 in Bageshwar, 301 in Chamoli, 198 in Champawat, 425 in Nainital, 396 in Pithoragarh, 306 in Udham Singh Nagar, 272 in Tehri, 163 in Uttarkashi and the least- 85 in Rudraprayag district. The total number of containment zones in the state has increased to 12 with two new containment zones being created in Dehradun. Now there are nine containment zones in Dehradun, one in Pauri and two in Tehri district.

Wednesday, 02 December 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

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