Shimla, Aug. 1 -- Fourteen people tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, taking the state tally to 2,520.

At present, the state has 1,061 active cases. Eight people tested positive in Kangra, four in Una and two in Chamba.

The eight cases in Kangra district include a 20-year-old army personnel, a resident of Bandla Khas village in Palampur, who had returned from Leh on July 16; a 41-year-old woman, a resident of Mandehar village in Baijnath who was the direct contact of a Covid-19 patient; a 22-year-old man, who is a resident of Hatli village in Fatehpur tehsil and had returned from Rajasthan on July 19; and a 38-year-old resident of Yol Cantt. Special secretary, health, Nipun Jindal said so far 12 Covid-deaths have been reported in the ...