Himachal registers about 1500 active cases of Covid -19

Himachal Pradesh registered about 1500 active cases in the state as around 100 new cases are being traced daily. 

The spokesperson of the Health Department said that there were 755 active cases in the state till March 30 which is now about to touch 1500. The state is witnessing a sharp surge of COVID-19 cases since early March, with now, active cases doubling in just five days.

On Tuesday, the state reported 306 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 315,331.

This reflects a daily positivity rate of more than 5 percent. No deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. The state health department also reported 5626 samples were tested on Sunday, of which 306 were found positive.

The district-wise data shows that Kangra continues to be the worst affected district, with 252 active cases, followed by Mandi with 296 cases and Hamirpur with 239 patients. The remaining districts have reported fewer than 200 active cases each.

Bilaspur has reported the highest number of new recoveries with 19953 cured patients, followed by Kangra with 69703 cured patients. 

The state has recorded 309,621 recoveries and 4196 deaths so far. As the state gears up for the surge of COVID-19, people need to take necessary precautions to stay safe and healthy.

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