Uttar Pradesh reported 147 new Covid cases, while 137 patients recovered Friday, according to data from the state health department. One death was reported in Prayagraj.
“In the past 24 hours, 1,14,500 Covid samples have been tested, while a total of 11,33,39,576 Covid samples have been tested so far in Uttar Pradesh,” said Amit Mohan Prasad, additional secretary general, medical health, in a press release.
The state has so far reported a total of 2,078,398 Covid cases with 23,517 deaths, the statement added further.
There are 906 active Covid cases in the state, and the majority of them are in house isolation. “To date, a total of 20,53,975 patients have been recovered in the state, and the recovery rate is more than 98%,” said Dr Abhishek Shukla, Secretary-General of International Physicians.
In Lucknow, Chinhut reported four new Covid cases, while each one was reported from Alambagh, Indira Nagar and NK Road.