Shimla, July 27
Himachal Pradesh reported 55 new COVID-19 circumstances on Monday, together with 4 Army jawans and two CAPF personnel, taking the state’s tally to 2,232, officers mentioned.
Thirty-one of the recent circumstances had been reported from Sirmaur, 12 from Kangra, eight from Mandi, three from Chamba and one from Hamirpur, Additional Chief Secretary (Health) RD Dhiman mentioned.
In Kangra, 4 Army troopers, their three contacts, two central armed police forces (CAPF) personnel and a girl who lately returned from Punjab’s Radha Soami Satsang Beas are among the many recent circumstances, Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Prajapati mentioned.
In Hamirpur, after former Nadaun MLA and HRTC vice-chairman Vijay Agnihotry examined COVID-19 optimistic on Sunday, Hamirpur MLA Narinder Thakur went into house quarantine on Monday.
Stating this on Monday on his Facebook submit, the Hamirpur MLA appealed to the folks to contact him solely by way of cellphone and wash their fingers with cleaning soap and water to stay away from novel coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the district officers said that Agnihotry’s pattern was taken on July 24 and he was discovered optimistic on July 26.
The district Congress leaders criticised Agnihotry for attending many capabilities and assembly a lot of folks at many locations even after his pattern was taken.
Meanwhile, Agnihotry has been shifted to a devoted COVID care centre in NIT-Hamirpur.
An official spokesman said that the samples of Agnihotry’s main and secondary contacts are being taken in Nadaun, Galore and Hamirpur.
Meanwhile, a 75-year-old house quarantined man examined optimistic on Monday, Hamirpur CMO Dr Archna Soni mentioned.
COVID-19 has to date claimed 13 lives within the state, whereas 1,207 folks have recovered and 15 migrated out of the state.
In the final 24 hours, 9 sufferers—4 in Una, three in Mandi and two in Chamba—recovered from the an infection, Dhiman mentioned.
The variety of energetic COVID-19 circumstances within the state stands at 995.
Solan has the best variety of energetic circumstances within the state at 366, adopted by 210 in Sirmaur, 106 in Kangra, 85 in Shimla, 75 in Mandi, 53 in Una, 25 in Chamba, 22 in Bilaspur, 21 in Hamirpur, 17 in Kinnaur and 15 in Kullu. PTI