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Himachal Reports 634 Covid-19 Deaths and Over 51,000 Cases in 13 Days

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Hp Govt covid-19 data may 13

Shimla-With 4,937 new cases of coronavirus reported in the last 24-hours, the total number of cases in the state reached 1,50,673 on Thursday.  According to official data released by the state government, 63 patients died due to the infection in the last 24-hours.

In the thirteen days of the May month, Himachal Pradesh has lost 640 lives to Covid-19 and reported 51,386 cases, creating concerns over the fatality ratio. The total number of active cases in the state has also jumped to 40008.

Una district reported the highest 16 deaths. Kangra district reported 15 casualties and the highest 3001 new cases. In the state capital Shimla, 12 patients succumbed to severe coronavirus symptoms. Out of 63 patients who died in the last 24-hours, 16 were under the age of 50, while 45 patients had no comorbidities. On Thursday, 17404 people across the state were sampled for coronavirus, out of which results of 3,129 samples remain pending.

View the District-wise Details of all COVID-19 Cases for May 13, 2021 (Till 7 pm) Below:

Covid-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh on May 13, 2021

The state government is currently administering the vaccine dose for people above the age of 45. Today 13,308 people received the first dose of the Covid vaccine taking the total number of people with the first jab to 16,89,496. Meanwhile, 4,19,361 people have received both doses of the Covid vaccine till now.

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced that all the sanitation workers in Himachal Pradesh would be provided with an incentive of Rs2,000, considering the vital services they are rendering amidst the pandemic. The Covid duty incentives will be given for April, May, and June. Sanitation workers employed by the Urban Local Bodies like Municipal Corporations, Municipal Councils, Nagar Parishads, and Nagar Panchayats are eligible for the incentive.

Meanwhile, the Himachal Medical Officers Association (HMOA) criticized the state government after it scrapped the quarantine period for the medical staff who have received both the doses of Covid vaccine. General Secretary of HMOA Pushpinder Verma said that even after receiving the complete dosage of vaccination, people are vulnerable to coronavirus and have even died. The association has given three days to the state government to retract the notification, after which the medical staff will wear a black ribbon on their arms as a mark of protest.

Also Read: Himachal’s Medical Fraternity Comes Down Heavily on State Govt Over Mindless Adoption of AIIMs Model to End Quarantine Period for Health Workers

 

View the District-wise Details of all COVID-19 Deaths for May 13, 2021 (Till 7 pm) Below:

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