Covid-19 update: Uttarakhand reported 1,391 new cases on Tuesday

  • | Wednesday | 16th September, 2020

The state has so far tested over 541,000 samples of which results of over 12,000 are awaited. The infection rate stands at 6.63% in the state.

Uttarakhand reported 1,391 fresh Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, taking the overall infection tally to 34,407.

The state also reported nine Covid deaths. With this, the Covid toll rose to 438 in the state of which 137 cases were of deaths due to coronavirus, while the others died due to comorbidities.

The state also reported 1,008 recoveries on Tuesday with maximum 228 from US Nagar, taking the tally of total recovered to 23,085. With this, the recovery rate now stands at 67.09% and the rate of doubling of cases stands at 21.44 days.

According to the health bulletin released by the state health department on Tuesday evening, 421 fresh cases were reported from Dehradun district followed by US Nagar (318), Nainital (226), Haridwar (219), Uttarkashi (51), Pauri (38), Tehri (31), Pithoragarh (30), Rudraprayag (27), Champawat (23), and Chamoli (7).

Dehradun district has reported the maximum, 8,391, Covid-19 cases so far followed by Haridwar (7,180), US Nagar (6,419) and Nainital (4,398).

The state has so far tested over 541,000 samples of which results of over 12,000 are awaited. The infection rate stands at 6.63% in the state.

Uttarakhand currently has 496 containment zones in nine districts, including 370 in Haridwar district.



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