Friday, 23 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
Eight deaths, 402 fresh cases reported on Thursday. Covid tally: 59508; Recoveries: 53200
The number of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) patients in Uttarakhand mounted to 59508 on Thursday with the state health department reporting 402 fresh cases of the disease. The department also reported the death of eight patients of the disease on the day after which the death toll from the disease mounted to 968.
The authorities discharged 568 patients of the disease after their recovery from different hospitals of the state. A total of 53200 patients have so far recovered from the disease. The recovery rate from the disease has climbed to 89.40 percent in the state. The Infection Rate (IR) which is calculated by dividing the total number of patients from that of total samples tested is at 6.46 percent.
Three patients of Covid-19 were reported dead at Sushila Tiwari government hospital Haldwani on Thursday while two patients were reported dead at Mahant Indiresh hospital Dehradun. One patient each was reported dead at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh, Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) hospital, Dehradun and Udham Singh Nagar on the day.
The health department reported 107 fresh cases of Covid-19 from provisional state capital Dehradun on Thursday. Similarly 48 cases were reported from Pauri, 46 from Nainital, 37 from Rudraprayag, 32 from Haridwar, 28 from Chamoli, 27 from Udham Singh Nagar, 19 from Tehri Garhwal, 15 from Almora, 14 from Uttarkashi, 11 from Bageshwar and nine each from Pithoragarh and Champawat districts on the day.
Out of 568 patients discharged on Thursday, maximum are from Dehradun where 192 patients were discharged followed by Uttarkashi (113). The state now has 4897 active patients of the disease. Dehradun district with 1449 active cases is at top of table while Haridwar with 624 active cases is on second spot. Nainital has 525, Pauri 465, Udham Singh Nagar 301, Uttarkashi 286, Chamoli 253, Tehri 238, Pithoragarh 183, Rudraprayag 179, Almora 148 and Champawat 135 active cases of the disease. With 111 active cases of Covid-19, Bageshwar is at the bottom of the table of active cases in Uttarakhand.