Shimla, May 5
Corona Curfew being imposed with effect from May 7 seemed to be in time and right move as the surge in the novel Corona virus cases remained inclined again today which jumped positivity rate over 27.5 per cent today.
A total of 13866 were tested today, and results awaited are unknown. The number found positive was 2223 and 6585 were negative. Total reported today were 8008.
Nodal officer and Health Secretary Amitabh Avasthi said that since May 4, 1900 hrs as many as 32 people lost their life due to pandemic, most of in Kangra district and number of Novel Corona Virus cases recorded another inclined surge above 3842 in the state.
As many 12 die in Kangra district, Seven in Mandi, Five in Shimla , two in Solan one each in Una , Hamirpur, Chamba, Kullu and Bilaspur increasing death toll 1679 in the state.
Kangra district recorded 1292 new cases of novel corona virus on Wednesday, Solan 683 , Sirmaur 416, Shimla 378, , Bilasmpur 266, , Chamba 166, Hamirpur 140 , Una 135 , Kullu 120, Kinnaur 78 and Lahaul Spiti 35 respectively.
Total number of cases increased to 114787 in the state increasing active cases to 25902 .