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HP reports 69 new COVID cases, 2 deaths in past 24 hrs

HP reports 69 new COVID cases, 2 deaths in past 24 hrs

Hamirpur (HP), Dec 9 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh has reported sixty-nine new cases of Covid-19 and two deaths in the past 24 hours, a health department said on Thursday.
Two aged people from Kangra district lost their lives and 69 new Covid-19 cases were surfaced in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, according to official sources.
A spokesman of the HP Health Department said that the number of active cases also came down during the day as the number of cured cases (81) was higher than new positive cases (69). The number of active cases now stands at 722.
He said that the total number of confirmed cases in the state stood at 2,27,753 and that of totally cured cases at 2,23,174.
During the day as many as 5,506 samples were tested for the Covid out of which only 69 were found positive.
The number of total fatalities had also gone up to 3,840.
Meanwhile, only three positive cases were found in Hamirpur district as a result the number of active cases has also come down to 84 as four older cases were also cured on Wednesday.
CMO, Hamirpur, Dr RK Agnihotri said that during the day 502 samples were tested out of which only three were found infected.
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