Shimla, Jun 14 at 0630hours
New cases are pouring in large numbers in the hill state after migration of people from the high loaded Virus cities as 16 new cases were tested positive in last 24 hrs increasing the tally to 502 in the state, senior Government officer confirmed.
Additional Chief Secretary Health and Nodal Officer of Covid-19 R D Dhiman said that ten cases were tested positivein Kangra district, four in Shimla, One each of Sirmaur, & Solan .
He said that a 30 yrs old mother (house wife)along with Seven months old daughter and 24 yrs old sister in law (Banker) of Tehsil Jaisinghpur travelled from Delhi on Jun 1, 2020 in a taxi presently in home quarantine and asymptomatic have tested positive.
Also 29 yrs man (airport staff) from Tehsil-Jawali coming from Rangpuri, New Delhi on Jun 5, 2020 by train and 49 yrsold male (Driver) of tehsil Khundian travelled from Delhi and 27 yrs old man (engineer) of Tehsil Rakkar traveling from Vijaywada, all three currently in Institution Quarantine Centre Parour have tested positive and are being shifted to DCCC, Dadh.
A 11 yrs old student of Baijnath travelling from Delhi presently in home quarantine tested positive and is being shifted to DCCC Baijnath. All are asymptomatic and without co- Morbidities.
He said that four patients also recovered patients. Two from DCCC Baijnath, one from DCCC Dadh and one from Ner Chowk Medical college, Mandi. They’re being sent home.
A 42 yrs old man from Vill Jarpal, Jawali, 30 yrs old man from vill Lachun PO Bankhandi , Dehra and 36 yrs old manfrom Vill Tharu, Jawali have tested Positive. First one is already in DCHC Dharamshala, whereas the other two are being shifted to DCCC Dadh.All have a travel history from Delhi.
Samples of seven tested positive earlier was taken on Friday. Three more were tested positive in the district today and samples were taken today
Now Kangra district has maximum cases of Covid-19 as 138 tested positive including 63 active and 74 recovered respectively .
In Shimla district four tested positive include a 57, 24 yr and 31 yr males and a 82year female. All have travel history from South West Delhi district and are contact of the man tested positive on June 11, confirmed DC Shimla.
With four new cases in Shimla number of COVID-19 positive cases increased to 19 including eight positive and nine recovered , two people died in the district due to pandemic.
One 47 yrs old Man belonged to Ratwari of Nalagarh of Solan district tested positive . He was institutional quarantined having travel history of Banglore who came to state in a train from Delhi to Ambla.
Now total number of cases in Solan mounted to 39 including ten active and 25 recovered .
One also tested positive in Sirmaur district on Saturday increasing number of cases to 27 and active cases to 13 .Till today seven people were recovered from the pandemic in the district.
He said that ten more people recovered today include four from Hamirpur , Three from Sirmaur and two from Chamba and one from Una.
Till date about 502 positive cases of COVID-19 were found in the state including 176 active cases. About 309 people have recovered from the Pandemic.
As many as seven people died of Covid -19 in the state and 11 positive migrated to other states which include seven from Sirmaur and four from Solan.