Shimla. The outbreak of corona continues in Himachal Pradesh. After the Chief Minister of the state Jairam Thakur, now technical education minister Ramlal Markande is in the grip of this epidemic. Ramlana Markande’s Corona report came out positive on Tuesday night. He has given information about this on social media.
Markande wrote on Facebook that he got his corona test done when he got mild symptoms of corona, the report of which was found positive. He is isolated at his government residence in Shimla after consulting doctors.
It is worth mentioning that two days ago, Corona report of Chief Minister Jairam Thakur also came positive. Ramlal Markande, being the MLA of Lahaul-Spiti, had shared the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on the inauguration of Atal Tunnel Rohtang on October 3. Markande went home quarantined after returning from this ceremony to Shimla. At the moment there is no official confirmation as to which of the Corona infected Markandeya came into contact with.
BJP MLA Surendra Sauri of Banjar had turned positive just before the Atal Tunnel launch. On which the opposition is creating a lot of ruckus. However, Ramlal Markande is the fourth Minister of the Himachal Cabinet to be infected with Corona. Before him, Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, Water Power Minister Mahendra Singh and Energy Minister Sukhram Chaudhary have been in the grip of Corona. Although Mahendra Singh and Sukhram Chaudhary have won the battle against Corona.
In Himachal Pradesh, the number of corona infections has reached 17,762. Of these, 14,985 people have recovered. Corona’s recovery rate in the state has reached 84.36 percent.
According to the Health Department, there has been an 8% jump in the recovery rate in October. Currently there are 2,507 active patients across the state. The mandi is on top in active cases, with 406 active patients. The number is 362 in Shimla, 349 in Solan, 305 in Kangra, 288 in Kullu, 167 in Bilaspur, 163 in Sirmaur, 148 in Una, 139 in Hamirpur, 84 in Chamba, 79 in Lahaul-Spiti and 17 in Kinnaur.