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5 more test positive for COVID-19 in UP; number of cases rise to 43: Official

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Five more persons have tested positive for coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh, taking the number of cases to 43, a top official said on Thursday.

"Five fresh cases were found positive for coronavirus in the state on Thursday. While three cases were found positive in Noida, one each in Baghpat and Agra was found positive," a senior health official said here.

The total number of cases have now reached 43, including Agra-9, Ghaziabad-3, Noida-14, Lucknow-8, Pilibhit-2 and one each in Baghpat, Lakhimpur-Kheri, Moradabad, Varanasi, Kanpur, Jaunpur and, Shamli, he said.

Out of the 42 cases, 14 of them, have been cured and discharged from hospitals, the official said.

Those cured include seven from Agra, two from Ghaziabad and four from Noida and one from Lucknow, he said, adding that more than 30,000 people in the state are under surveillance.

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First Published: Thu, March 26 2020. 20:08 IST