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Covid-19 wave continues in U’khand

Tuesday, 13 April 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Seven deaths, 1334 new cases reported on Monday

The second wave of the contagion of novel Coronavirus ( Covid-19) is getting intensified in Uttarakhand. The state health department reported 1334 new cases of the disease while seven patients were reported dead on Monday. The state now has 110146 (cumulative) cases of the disease and the death toll from the disease now stands at 1767. In the last three days 3900 patients of the disease have been reported from the state.

The authorities discharged 605 patients from different hospitals of the state following their recovery from the disease on Monday.  A total of 98492 patients have recovered from the disease in the state and the recovery percentage is now at 89.42 and the sample positivity rate is 3.57 percent.

The provisional state capital Dehradun reported 554 on Monday. The authorities also reported 408 patients from Haridwar, 114 from Nainital, 89 from Udham Singh Nagar, 70 from Pauri, 56 from Tehri, nine from Rudraprayag, seven each from Almora, Chamoli, Champawat and Uttarkashi and three from Pithoragarh on Monday.

The health department reported the death of three patients each at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh and Mahant Indiresh hospital Dehradun on Monday. One patient was reported dead at Max hospital Dehradun on the day.

The state now has 7846 active patients of the disease. Dehradun continues to be at the top of the table of active cases of the disease with 3240 patients, Haridwar has 2663, Nainital 823, Udham Singh Nagar 356, Tehri 279, Almora 95, Pithoragarh 79, Bageshwar 76, Rudraprayag 68, Champawat 50 , Chamoli 42 and Uttarkashi 29 active cases of Covid-19 each.

In the vaccination drive 49242 people were vaccinated in different parts of the state on Monday. In the state 186746 people have been fully vaccinated so far as they have received both the first and second dose of the vaccine. 

The Chief Operations Officer (COO) of state Covid-19 control room, Dr Abhishek Tripathi said that 581 vaccine sessions were organised in different parts of the state on Monday. In Dehradun 121 vaccine sessions were organised in which 3088 persons above 45 years of age, 54 healthcare workers and 13 front line workers were vaccinated on Monday. 

In Haridwar 101 sessions were organised on the day in which 8439 persons above 45 years of age, 33 health care workers and 372 front line workers were vaccinated.

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