Covid-19:15 new cases, 20 recoveries in U’khand

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Covid-19:15 new cases, 20 recoveries in U’khand

Sunday, 26 September 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The state health department reported only 15 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) and 20 recoveries from the disease in Uttarakhand on Saturday.

The cumulative count of Covid-19 patients in the state is now at 3,43,474 while a total of 3,29,758 patients have recovered from the disease so far. In the state, 7393 people have lost their lives to Covid -19 till date. The recovery percentage from the disease is at 96.01 while the sample positivity rate on Friday was 0.09 per cent.

The state health department reported four new patients of Covid -19 from Tehri, three each from Dehradun and Pithoragarh and one each from Champawat, Haridwar, Nainital, Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi on Saturday. No new cases were reported from remaining districts on the day.

The state now has 228 active cases of Covid-19. Dehradun with 115 cases is at the top of the table of active cases while Pauri has 27 active cases. Tehri has only one active case of the disease now.

In the ongoing vaccination drive 49,525 people were vaccinated in 890 sessions in the state held on Saturday. As per the data of the state health department 73,17,805 people in the state have received the first dose of vaccine while 29,95,368 have received both doses of the vaccine.

 

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