Uttarakhand Covid-19 Tally Rises To 72 With Three New Cases; Himachal Reports 69 Corona Patients

Uttarakhand Covid-19 Tally Rises To 72 With Three New Cases; Himachal Reports 69 Corona PatientsCoronavirus (Representative Image)

After three new cases were detected on Wednesday (13 May), the Covid-19 tally in Uttarakhand has increased to 72, reports Hindustan Times.

The three new Covid-19 positive persons included a 30-year-old Jamaati from Nainital district who was part of a group of 14 Jamaatis who recently returned to the state from Maharashtra’s Amaravati.

A 27-year-old man with travel history from Gurugram tested positive in the hilly district of Almora while a 52-year-old woman from Dehradun was also found Covid-19 positive.

Meanwhile, in the neighbouring Himachal, two new Covid-19 cases were detected, taking the tally of positive cases in the state to 69.

The new patients -- a 30-year-old woman and her seven-year-old daughter -- have tested positive for coronavirus in Paonta Sahib in Sirmaur district. The duo was in home quarantine.

The woman's husband would also be tested, while her two-and-a-half-year old son tested negative.

(With inputs from IANS)