Coronavirus daily positive cases remain above 800 on the third consecutive day with 91.52 percent as the recovery rate on the first day of March 2021. The district on Monday reported 877 fresh cases taking the total number of positive cases to 150665. Today 6 people succumbed to the virus-borne disease taking the tally of deaths to 4341.
Considering the sudden rise in cases in the district, the NMC commissioner has imposed strict guidelines till March 7. The administration is on toes to control the spread of the virus and have also appealed citizens to be cautious when moving out of the house.
As per the official report, out of the total positive cases in the day, 159 were from rural areas and 716 from Nagpur city alone, and 2 from outside the district. Meanwhile, from the total deaths, 4 were reported from Nagpur city and 2 from outside the district.
After the fresh updates, the total active cases in the city now stand at 8438 including asymptomatic cases advised for home isolation. The active cases have been constantly rising for the last 1 month which is a cause of concern.
With 686 recoveries in the day, the cumulative number of recovered cases rose to 137886 (including 71735 home isolation recoveries). The recovery rate recorded today was 91.52% percent.
Today’s 877 positive cases were reported from various hospitals.
AIIMS (97), GMC (216), IGGMC (155), NEERI (39), RTMNU (93) Private Lab (235) and Antigen (42).