Contagion claims record 128 lives in a day in U’khand

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Contagion claims record 128 lives in a day in U’khand

Tuesday, 04 May 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The contagion of the Covid-19 is getting more and more lethal in Uttarakhand. On Monday the state health department reported the death of 128 patients which is a new record of deaths in a single day. Only on April 30, the department had reported the death of 122 patients, a record which was breached by contagion on Monday.

A total of 2930 deaths have so far been reported in the state due to Covid-19 and the death rate is now at 1.49 percent. The authorities reported 5403 new cases of the disease on Monday after which the cumulative count of patients in the state has mounted to 197023.  The department discharged 3344 patients from different hospitals after their recovery on Monday

The recovery percentage has now further dropped and is now at 68.26 percent. Out of a whopping 128 deaths reported on Monday, 17 deaths each were reported from Sushila Tiwari Government Hospital Haldwani and Subharti hospital Dehradun. Similarly 14 patients died at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh. Deaths of 11 patients each were reported at Himalayan hospital and Kailash hospital Dehradun.

The authorities reported the death of 10 patients in Military hospital Dehradun and nine at Velmed hospital Dehradun. Eight patients succumbed to the virus at Vinay Vishal healthcare Dehradun while seven died at Mahant Indiresh hospital Dehradun. Five patients were reported dead at Vivekanand hospital Nainital and four at HNB base hospital Srinagar on the day. Three patients died at Arogyadham Hospital Dehradun while two patients each died at Arihant hospital Dehradun, ONGC hospital Dehradun, Brijlal hospital Nainital and district hospital Rudraprayag.

 Dehradun district reported 2026 new patients of Covid-19 on Monday while 676 patients were reported in Haridwar on the day. Udham Singh Nagar reported 656, Nainital 458, Tehri 415, Champawat 215, Uttarkashi 192, Chamoli 169, Almora 167, Pithoragarh 150, Pauri 139, Bageshwar 105 and Rudraprayag 35 new patients of Covid-19 on Monday.

The state now has 55436 active patients of the disease. Dehradun continues to be at the top of the table of active cases of the disease with 18948 patients, Haridwar has 10802, Nainital 6694, Udham Singh Nagar 4562, Pauri 3262, Tehri 2351, Champawat 1862, Almora 1645, Chamoli 1401, Uttarkashi 1192, Pithoragarh 1037, Rudraprayag 907 and Bageshwar 773 active cases of the disease. 

To contain the contagion of Covid-19, the state administration has set up 282 containment zones in different parts of the state. In the ongoing vaccination drive 8941 people were vaccinated in 173 sessions in different parts of the state. A total of 433376 people have so far been fully vaccinated in the state while 1681416 have been partially vaccinated.

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