Hamirpur (HP) : Five people two each from Kangra and Hamirpur districts and one from Shimla district lost their lives due to the dreaded Corona virus and 154 new positive cases were found in this hill state said a spokesman of the HP Health Department in the latest update.
Spelling out the latest data on the pandemic of Wednesday night he told UNI that a maximum of 58 cases were found in Kangra district.
The spokesman said that in all, 844 samples were tested for the corona, out of which 154 were found infected and were advised home isolation.
He said that the number of total confirmed cases in the state had risen to 2,25,319 and those cured to 2,20,368.
The number of active cases stood at 1,168 and that of total fatalities at 3,773.
Meanwhile, two persons lost their lives and twenty-five new Corona positive cases were found in Hamirpur district, said a spokesman of the Health Department.
He said that the total number of active cases in the district has reached 241 and total deaths at 292.
The spokesman said that as many as 749 samples were tested today out of which only twenty-five positive cases were detected including five children studying in schools.
He also told UNI that out of 241 active cases, 218 were under home isolation and others were getting treatment and under isolation in the hospitals.
He said that the number of confirmed cases in the district has reached 17,615 and cured cases stand at 17,081.
On other hand, the schools for the children from third to seventh classes were opened today but insiders told UNI that many parents didn’t send their wards to schools as they were upset with the growing number of corona cases in the district.