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The crematorium at Kanlog near Shimla that is struggling to cope with double the number of bodies being brought for the last rites as Covid-19 fatalities has seen a rise in the state capital.(Deepak Sansta/HT)

Shimla’s crematorium overwhelmed by Covid-19 deaths

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 04:50 PM IST
Stretched to the limit, caretakers say they haven’t been paid in weeks even as the risk of contracting coronavirus has increased
On Wednesday, the state’s cumulative Covid-19 tally stood at 26,808 of which 5,365 are active cases. The coronavirus toll has mounted to 390. In the first week of November alone, the state saw more than 4,000 people testing positive.(HT file photo)
On Wednesday, the state’s cumulative Covid-19 tally stood at 26,808 of which 5,365 are active cases. The coronavirus toll has mounted to 390. In the first week of November alone, the state saw more than 4,000 people testing positive.(HT file photo)

Himachal steps up health infra after spike in Covid cases

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 12:03 PM IST
In the first week of November alone, the state saw more than 4,000 people testing positive, while its total coronavirus tally stands at 26,808; maximum cases reported from Mandi district.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)

Coronavirus: Himachal’s blood banks run dry as lockdown keeps donors away

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 10:00 PM IST
The blood bank at IGMC has the capacity to store 250 units of blood. On routine days, the blood availability remains between 200- 250 units.
Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Kuldeep Singh Rathore visits former chief minister Virbhadra Singh at Indira Gandhi Medical College in Shimla on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Kuldeep Singh Rathore visits former chief minister Virbhadra Singh at Indira Gandhi Medical College in Shimla on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Former Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh admitted to IGMC

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 07:01 PM IST
The 85-year-old Congress leader was hospitalised after he complained of fatigue and restlessness
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