Uttarakhand COVID cases

Uttarakhand: Over 40 per cent 'missing' COVID fatalities now being reported as 'backlog deaths'

Of the total 923 deaths reported in the last six days in the daily Covid bulletin, 384 of them are 'backlog deaths', accounting for 42 per cent deaths due to the virus.

published on : 23rd May 2021

Uttarakhand ready to battle third Covid-19 wave, assures CM

The Chief Minister also said that that the state has adequate quantity of ventilators and oxygen beds.

published on : 21st May 2021

16 variants of Covid active in Uttarakhand, reveals genome sequencing

Officials from the state health department said that total 851 simples were sent to a Delhi lab out of which reports of 285 samples have arrived. Officials from the state health department said that t

published on : 18th May 2021

May turns deadly for nine hill districts of Uttarakhand as coronavirus goes on rampage

 Nine hill districts in Uttarakhand have registered more Covid-19 deaths in May this year alone compared to the whole period from March 15, 2020 to April 30, 2021.

published on : 16th May 2021

Uttarakhand has highest COVID-19 fatality rate among Himalayan states with 33 deaths per lakh population: State health dept

Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Om Prakash said that the major reason for the rise in death rate in the state is that people, who are reaching the hospital after contracting the virus, are critical.

published on : 11th May 2021

Eight districts of Uttarakhand report test positivity rate of over 20%

Analysts say this is a worrisome trend as once Covid spreads to the remotest corners, the state will face loss of lives due to unavailability of healthcare in these regions.

published on : 6th May 2021

Uttarakhand accounts for 2.73% of deaths in India with just 0.8% of the country's population

In the last seven days of April 2021, a total of 22,121 deaths were recorded in India out of which 603 were from Uttarakhand. 

published on : 2nd May 2021

Uttarakhand septuagenarian shoulders responsibility of COVID cremations

Managing the crematorium for more than 27 years for a trust in Haldwani of Nainital district in Uttarakhand, Bhrigrashan has been working for over 18 hours a day for two weeks now. 

published on : 1st May 2021

Surge in Covid cases plague ambulance services in Uttarakhand

With Covid cases rising, ambulances are occupied and patients have to wait for their turn to get medical vehicle to a hospital. Earlier, the service used to get around 2200 calls on average. 

published on : 28th April 2021

Mahakumbh: 50 sadhus test Covid positive, akhadas divided over duration of mega event

The government is keeping an eye on the situation and will make a decision if the need arises, said a state minister.

published on : 16th April 2021

Mahakumbh: Scores flout Covid norms as 35 lakh assemble in Haridwar for Shahi Snan 

Kumbh Mela IG Sanjay Gunjyal said, "We are unlikely to take strict action due to the huge gathering. A stampede-like situation can occur if we try to apply force."

published on : 12th April 2021