Eight new cases of corona infection were reported in the state. After which the total number of positive cases in the state has increased to 929. 200 of these patients have been cured. While Additional Secretary Couple Kishore Pant has confirmed these cases, the new eight cases found today have been found in Haridwar district. All of them have returned from Mumbai. On Sunday, 173 corona infected patients were found in the state. At the same time, a sample report was counted twice. According to the Health Bulletin issued by the Health Department, 1063 negatives were found in the sample investigation report on Sunday. While 173 people in 11 districts were found to be corona infected. 49 infected patients were found in Dehradun. 22 people have come in contact with the infected patient. 17 are admitted in Doon Medical Hospital, one jobber Niranjanpur Mandi and five infected came from Mumbai and four from Delhi. UPCL (Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited) has waived their fix charge on electricity bill from April to June. . While till now the charge from March to May was only postponed, not waived.
In fact, all the hotels, restaurants, dhabas are closed in lockdown. However, they had to pay electricity bills. Due to the closure of business, their operators had demanded to waive the electricity bill etc. The government then announced a relief to them, but issued orders on behalf of UPCL to postpone the fix charge from March to May, which meant that such operators could pay the fix charge from March to May later. But, now UPCL has amended its earlier order and completely waived the fix charge on the bills from April to June instead of March. UPCL Managing Director BCK Mishra said that this would provide a big relief to these businessmen. Even though the ban has been announced to be removed from anywhere in the country except for the Containment Zone, the traders of Doon still hit the markets from seven to four in the morning. Are in favor of opening till noon.
For your information, let us tell you that the traders have put their side before the district administration and the government in this regard. Now the order of the district administration is awaited. Traders will take a decision in this regard on Monday. The country has a lockdown for the last 68 days. The central government has announced the removal of all restrictions from May 1. Although many powers have been given to the state government. In Doon, the district administration has extended the period of opening of the markets from seven in the morning to seven in the evening. The traders have sent a memorandum to the District Magistrate in this regard, citing the conditions and asking them to market the time till four o'clock in the evening. The district administration has not taken any decision in this regard. Traders say that they are awaiting the decision of the district administration. Further strategy will be decided on Monday. President of Doon Udyog Vyapar Mandal Vipin Nagalia said that most traders are not in favor of extending the time of the markets. The district administration has also been apprised in this regard.