You are here: Home » Current Affairs » Coronavirus » News
Business Standard

UP records 2,204 fresh coronavirus cases, 16 infection-related deaths

With 2,204 fresh cases, the total count of coronavirus infections on Wednesday went up to 489,502 in Uttar Pradesh and the number of fatalities rose to 7,104 with 16 more deaths, official data showed

Topics
Uttar Pradesh | Coronavirus

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

A health worker shows samples of a Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) employees for Covid-19 testing, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI
A health worker shows samples of a Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) employees for Covid-19 testing, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

With 2,204 fresh cases, the total count of infections on Wednesday went up to 4,89,502 in and the number of fatalities rose to 7,104 with 16 more deaths, official data showed.

The number of active cases presently stands at 22,676 of which 9,673 are in home isolation, a government spokesman said.

As many as 4,59,722 patients have so far been discharged from hospitals after fully recovering from the infection in the state where the recovery rate stands at over 90 per cent.

A health department bulletin said that among the 16 fresh deaths, four have been reported from Meerut, two each from Rae Bareli and Sonbhadra and one each from Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Lakhimpur Kheri, Bulandshahr, Basti, Mirzapur and Etah.

Among the fresh cases, 339 have been reported from Gautam Buddh Nagar, 277 from Lucknow, 175 from Meerut and 130 from Ghaziabad among others, the bulletin said.

On Tuesday, over 1.46 lakh tests were performed in the state, the spokesman said, adding that over 1.54 crore tests in all have been conducted in the state till now.

Stressing on complying with all necessary precautions especially in view of the festival season, he said that use of face masks was most necessary. There is a need to ensure extra precaution in the districts falling in the National Capital Region (NCR) following a spike in cases in Delhi, he said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Wed, November 04 2020. 17:44 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU