Shimla, Aug 5
The Covid tally mounted to 2879 in state of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday as 61 new people tested positive in the state , a senior state officer said. Additional Chief Secretary Health R D Dhiman said that 17 people tested positive in Bilaspur, 12 in Solan 10 in Kangra, Seven in Mandi , five in Sirmuar, Three in Hamipur, two in Chamba, Shimla and Kullu and one in Una.
He said that 51 people cured from the Pandemic in the state including 23 in Solan, 10 Shimla, Eight in Kangra, Five Chamba, four Sirmuar and two Una. Now tally mounted to 734 in Solan with active 493 and cured 315. As many as 127 in Bilaspur 61 active and 67 cured and 355 in Sirmuar 139 active and 208 cured.
As many as 492 in Kangra district including 119 active and 368 cured, 220 in Mandi 157 active and 60 cured, 181 in Shimla active 71 and cured 108.
318 in Hamipur , 30 active and 285 cured, 119 in Chamba district with 36 active and 82 cured and 39 in Kullu 20 active and 18 cured and 244 in Una 82 active and 162 cured.
Total tally increased in the state upto 2879 including 112 active and 1710 cured people. So far 12 people succumbed to COVID-19 in the hill state and 18 others shifted to other states.