The huge spike in COVID-19 cases in Nagpur district continued on Friday also, with record 1,954 persons being tested positive for coronavirus. This has taken the cumulative positive cases to 1,650,14. With the rise in positive cases and death count, the district is also witnessing a drop in the recovery rate which is a cause of concern.
Â As per the official report, out of the total positive cases, 317 were from rural areas and 1,637 cases from Nagpur city alone.
After the fresh updates, the total active cases in the city now stands at 14,191 including asymptomatic cases advised for home isolation.
With 939 recoveries in the day, the cumulative number of recovered cases rose to 1,47,358 (including home isolation recoveries). The recovery rate recorded today was 88.78 percent.