13 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Himachal Pradesh, total rises to 4,170

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August 17, 2020 6:21 PM

There are 1,313 active cases in the state while 2,797 coronavirus patients have recovered from the infection so far, Special Secretary (Health) Nipun Jindal said.

Eighteen patients have died due to COVID-19 and 40 have migrated out of the state.Eighteen patients have died due to COVID-19 and 40 have migrated out of the state.

Himachal Pradesh recorded 13 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 4,170, officials said.

There are 1,313 active cases in the state while 2,797 coronavirus patients have recovered from the infection so far, Special Secretary (Health) Nipun Jindal said.

Eighteen patients have died due to COVID-19 and 40 have migrated out of the state.

Of the 13 fresh cases, six were reported from Solan, three from Chamba and two each from Una and Kangra, Jindal said.

Meanwhile, 77 patients — 21 in Chamba, 17 in Sirmaur, 12 in Mandi, nine in Una, eight in Hamirpur, four in Shimla and three each in Kangra and Bilaspur — recovered from the infection on Monday, he added.

Solan has reported the highest number of active cases in the state at 361, followed by 168 in Kullu, 134 in Sirmaur, 124 in Kangra, 120 in Mandi, 104 in Una, 97 in Chamba, 65 in Hamirpur, 61 in Shimla, 62 in Bilaspur, 15 in Kinnaur and two in Lahaul-Spiti.

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