Shimla: Himachal Pradesh is set to soon emerge as Corona Free State as only one active positive case of COVID 19 left in the state. It may be recalled that as of now 40 patients tested positive for COVID 19 including one death in the State. Meanwhile, as many as 1314 persons of Himachal Pradesh stranded in the Tri-City area have been brought back to the state on Sunday. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur directed the officers to ensure that, persons visiting the State from other parts of the country must follow strict quarantine norms while in home quarantine. AIR correspondent reports, Himachal Pradesh will soon become a COVID19 free state as no new case of COVID19 has been reported during the last nine days in the State. All most all 34 active positive Covid 19 patients in the state have been cured except one patient from sirmour district. Chief Minister Jairam Thakur said due to collective efforts of the State Government and with active synergy of people, the state shall soon emerge as Corona Free State.