Uttarakhand News

First Corona Case In Uttarakhand


Dehradun: Alarming the state’s people, Uttarakhand reports its first positive case of Coronavirus, a trainee forest service officer of the Indian Forest Service (IFS) who recently returned from an international study tour, Spain tested positive for COVID-19.  

The officer along with his 62 trainee officers had returned from Finland and Russia on March 11.

As a precautionary measure, The Forest Research Institute, Dehradun has been closed till March 31 for all kind of visitors.

The Uttarakhand government in another major step has declared novel coronavirus an Epidemic and has shut all multiplexes, cinema halls, degree colleges and technical institutes across the state till March 31

A total of 110 positive cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in India, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.