Hamirpur : An elderly man succumbed to Novel Coronavirus, while 52 people tested positive for the infection, including 19 from Kangra, 13 from Shimla and 10 from Solan district, respectively on Wednesday.
The number of active cases also went up as the number of cured cases (18) was less than the new cases (52).
The number of total fatalities had also risen to 3,857 with the districts of Kangra losing 1178 people followed by Shimla-655, MKandi-463, Solan-315, Hamirpur-307, Una-262, Sirmaur-211, Chamba-161, Bilaspur-90, Kinnaur-39 and Lahaul, and Spiti-18 respectively.
A spokesman of the HP Health Department said the district of Lahaul and Spiti has once again been declared Corona free as no active case was found there as of today.
He said the number of totals confirmed cases in the state had increased to 2, 28,705 as against 2, 24,427 cured cases so far.
The spokesman said the department was doing its best to contain the Virus and steps were being taken to vaccinate more and more people.
He children in the age group of (15-18) years would be vaccinated in their respective schools as per the order of the state government to help the children and their parents both.