The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in Nagpur as the district witnessed 1024 new corona positive cases on Friday, August 21. With this, the cumulative number reached 18,746 including 846 outside Nagpur district.
28 patients succumbed to death due to the infection today. The total fatality count has now gone up to 653. From the total deaths 479 deaths from the city and 98 from rural and rest 76 from out of Nagpur, an official release said.
An incline in the number of recovered patience was also seen today as 700 patients got discharged in the day, taking the tally of recovered cases to 9364 out of which 1443 recoveries were from home isolation. The recovery rate of Nagpur has reached to 49.95%. Nagpur district now has 2941 active cases.
A total of 5788 asymptomatic cases have been advised for home quarantine or self-isolation.
Today’s 1024 positive cases were reported from various hospitals.
IGGMC (89), GMC (23), AIIMS (105), NEERI (0), MAFSU (36), Private Lab (177), Antigen (604) and other (0).
Today’s 28 fatality cases belonged to:
Rural (2), City (24) and out of the city (2)