Six more corona-infected deaths have been confirmed in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday. A 65-year-old corona-positive elderly woman in Jogindernagar tehsil area of Mandi district succumbed at Tanda Hospital. The woman had problems with BP and Sugar. At the same time, there is a fourth death from Corona in Kullu district. A 57-year-old man died while undergoing treatment at Mission Hospital Manali. The person has reported corona positive after death. The deceased was suffering from kidney disease and high blood pressure. A 63-year-old corona-positive man died in Heera Nagar Colony of Amb in Una district of District Kovid-19 Hospital Dharamshala. The deceased was referred to Dharamshala from Una on September 17 after complaining of breathlessness, fever and cough. A 42-year-old man from Rampur was also killed in IGMC. The corona report of the person has come positive after the death. An elderly person has died from Corona in Chamba district on Saturday. The 68-year-old elderly person from Pangi died on his way to Dharamshala from Chamba Medical College. Confirmed the death of an 80 year old woman from Corona in Una. The death toll of the corona-infected people in the state has reached 114.
On the other hand, the driver of Special Secretary Health, Jindal, has been found to be Corona positive in Shimla. Special Secretary Health Jindal has quarantined himself. Additional Chief Secretary Health RD Dhiman has also quarantined himself. At the same time, 236 new cases have come in the state on Saturday. Chamba 16, Shimla 35, Mandi 40, Kullu 15, Hamirpur 6, Solan 46, Lahaul-Spiti 1, Una 6, Kangra 43 and 28 Corona positive cases have been reported in Sirmaur district. In Shimla district, new cases have come from Dhali, IGMC, Kasumpati, Nerwa, Chaupal, Kotkhai, Rampur, Krishnanagar, Samarhill, Khalini, Jakhu, Sirmaur, Rohru, Maihali, Sanjauli, Parimhal, Nankhadi, Malyana, Bamloi, Artrack and Chamba. In Solan district, 32 people, including two pregnant women and 4 frontline workers, have been hit by Corona infection on Saturday. Six new Corona positive cases including doctors have come to Una district. The report of the forest officer in Lahaul has come back positive. With this, the total number of infected people in the state has reached 11908. There are 4308 active cases. 7457 patients have recovered. On Saturday, 403 more patients have recovered.
Many officers quarantine in secretariat
At the same time, many officers have become quarantine due to the spread of corona infection in the secretariat’s drivers. So far, four drivers have turned positive in the Secretariat. Three of them belong to the Department of Health.
Due to this, Additional Chief Secretary Health RD Dhiman has been quarantined. Special Secretary Health and MD NHM Dr. Nipun Jindal has also become quarantine, his driver has also turned positive.
The driver of the advisory scheme Basu Sood has also come positive. They have also become isolated. Samples of more drivers are being taken now. Officers are also conducting the test by informing the CMO office.