Cases decline, but 352 deaths in Uttar Pradesh in 24 hours, Health News, ET HealthWorld


While the daily cases in the state continued to decline for the sixth day in a row, the Covid-19 deaths recorded an all-time high in the past 24 hours.

As per the state health bulletin, 25,858 new cases and 352 deaths were reported across in UP on Tuesday. The new cases and deaths took the state tally to 13,68,183 and 13,798, respectively.

Additional chief secretary, health and family welfare, Amit Mohan Prasad told TOI that the state recorded 38,683 recoveries in the same duration taking the total number of recovered to 10,81,817.

He added that the state was left with 2,72,568 cases of active infection after adjusting the new cases and recoveries. Adding that 2.4 lakh persons in the state were under home isolation, he urged people to follow the prevention protocol to the fullest.

A closer look at the data indicated that the number of daily cases has declined, but the case positivity rate was flickering.

Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Gorakhpur and Gautam Budh Nagar, Meerut and Ghaziabad were among the top contributors to the cases and deaths in the state.

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