GB Nagar records 220 fresh coronavirus infections; active cases rise to 1,429
Noida: Gautam Budh Nagar recorded 220 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, which is the highest single-day spike, taking the district’s cumulative tally 8,737, according to the official data.
In the two successive days, the district has added more than 200 cases daily, on Saturday it had reported 213 cases.
The district’s death toll jumped to 47 as one more person succumbed to the deadly disease in the last 24 hours. The fatality rate among the positive cases stood at 0.53 percent, up from 0.52 percent on Saturday. It was 0.54 percent on Friday and 0.55 percent on Thursday, as per the official data.
According to the health bulletin, the number of active cases counted to 1,429, up from 1,299 on Saturday. Over a week, there has been an upward trend in the number of active cases in the district with 1,188 on Friday, 1,163 on Thursday, 1,114 on Wednesday, 1,067 on Tuesday, 1,055 on Monday, 1,009 on Sunday, and 1,002 on Saturday, as per the data.
So far, 7,261 patients have been recovered in the district and the recovery rate stood over 83 percent, as per the data.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh recorded 6,777 fresh cases, pushing the state tally to 2,66,283, while the death toll counted to 3,920, as 77 persons succumbed to the deadly disease in the last 24 hours, the state health bulletin said.
Of the total caseload, 2,00,738 patients were treated and discharged so far, while there are 61,625 active cases across the state. The state’s recovery rate counted to 75.38 percent, while the mortality rate stood at 1.47 percent.