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.
The Chief Minister also said that that the state has adequate quantity of ventilators and oxygen beds.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The government is keeping an eye on the situation and will make a decision if the need arises, said a state minister.
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."