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

Uttar Pradesh registers 1,441 fresh Covid-19 cases, 16 more fatalities

Sixteen more people succumbed to Covid-19 in a day in Uttar Pradesh taking the death toll to 8,072, while 1,441 fresh cases pushed the infection tally to 565,556

Coronavirus | Coronavirus Vaccine | Coronavirus Tests

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

A health worker in personal protective equipment collects a swab sample from a man for Covid-19 test

Sixteen more people succumbed to COVID-19 in a day in taking the death toll to 8,072 on Sunday, while 1,441 fresh cases pushed the infection tally to 5,65,556.

A statement issued by the state government on Sunday said of the 16 fresh deaths, six were reported from the state capital Lucknow, while two were from Varanasi.

Of the 1,441 fresh COVID-19 cases reported from the state, Lucknow topped the chart with 209 cases followed by Ghaziabad with 152 cases.

As many as 1,770 COVID-19 patients in the state have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number of people discharged so far in the state to 5,37,755.

The number of active cases in the state stands at 19,729, the statement said.

Over 1.56 lakh samples were tested for detection of infection in the state in a day taking the total number of tests conducted so far to more than 2.14 crore.

(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: Sun, December 13 2020. 18:21 IST