COVID-19 situation quite under control in Himachal: CM

Shimla, June 23 (QNN)

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur said COVID-19 situation is quite under control in the state due to timely steps taken by the government. There have been 701, COVID-19 positive cases so far in HP, out of which 420 have been cured, he added.

At one stage there was only one Covid-19 case in the state, but the number rise as the state government had to bring back about two lakh Himachalis stranded outside state,” he said, while addressing a virtual rally of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mahila Morcha from Shimla.

Thakur said the timely decision of lockdown by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi helped in checking the spread of this virus in the country. The death rate in India due to Corona was very less as compared to most of the developed nations of the country. As many as 4.75 lakh people have lost their lives due to Covid-19 in 15 most developed countries with a total population of 142 crore whereas in India with a population of 135 crore have reported over 13,000 deaths due to corona till date.