COVID-19 continued to rise in the Nagpur district alarmingly on Thursday. However, some relief to the authorities as the recoveries witnessed was more than 1k on the second consecutive day.
On March 8, the district registered 1276 fresh positive cases with 11 deaths. The total number of cases has reached 159005 so far. The tally of deaths due to the virus-borne disease reached to 4401.
As per the official report, out of the total positive cases, 236 were from rural areas and 1037 cases from Nagpur city alone.
Meanwhile, from the total deaths, 1 was reported from rural area, 7 from were reported from Nagpur city and 3 from outside of the city.
The total active cases of Nagpur district after the fresh updates now stands at 11076 including asymptomatic cases advised for home isolation.
With 1039 recoveries in the day, the cumulative number of recovered cases rose to 143528 (including 76254 home isolation recoveries). The recovery rate recorded today was 90.27 percent.
Today’s 1276 positive cases were reported from various hospitals.
AIIMS (102), GMC (137), IGGMC (122), NEERI (61), RTMNU (106) Private Lab (562) and Antigen (186).