The state health department reported 19 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) and 26 recoveries from the disease on Tuesday. No death from the disease was reported on the day in the state. The cumulative count of Covid-19 patients in the state is now at 3,43,261 while a total of 3,29,521 patients have recovered from the disease so far. In the state, 7389 people have lost their lives to Covid -19 till date.
The recovery percentage from the disease is at 96 while the sample positivity rate on Tuesday was 0.10 per cent.
The state health department reported eight new patients of Covid -19 from Dehradun, two each from Nainital and Pithoragarh and one each from Almora, Bageshwar, Chamoli, Champawat, Haridwar, Pauri and Tehri on Tuesday. No new cases of the disease were reported from Rudraprayag, Udham Singh Nagar and Uttarkashi districts on Tuesday.
The state now has 285 active cases of Covid-19. Dehradun with 151 cases is at the top of the table of active cases while Chamoli has 21 active cases. Udham Singh Nagar district has only one active case of the disease.
In the ongoing vaccination drive 70,408 people were vaccinated in 1108 sessions in the state held on Tuesday.
As per the data of the state health department 70,69,091 people in the state have received the first dose of vaccine while 24,33,671 have received both doses of the vaccine.