Record 44 COVID-19 deaths in a day in Himachal Pradesh

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Shimla, May 2 (PTI) A record 44 COVID-19 deaths were recorded in a day in Himachal Pradesh, pushing the death toll to 1,556, a senior health official said on Sunday.

Besides, the state recorded 2,453 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the infection tally to 1,04,491, said Nipun Jindal, Special Health Secretary, citing the data updated till 7 pm.

There are 20,727 active COVID-19 cases in the state, he added. As many as 1,610 coronavirus patients recuperated from the infection in a day, taking the total recoveries in the state to 82,148, the official said. PTI DJI TDS TDS