The district continues to surprise the administration with the daily hike in COVID-19 deaths and positive cases. On Saturday, just a day before the Holi festival the second capital of the state reported 54 fatalities which is the highest in last six months. Meanwhile, today the recovery count was quite good as 3227 persons recovered from the virus borne disease.
Apart from spike in death case, the district reported 3688 new positive cases. With these additional counts the cumulative of positive cases reached 2,14,850 and the total count of deaths so far is 4,873
From the total positive cases, 2595 were reported from the city and 1089 belonged to the rural area. From the total deaths 33 were reported from the city and 17 from rural area.
With the latest update the recovery rate is now 80.35 percent. The total active cases in the district now stands at 3,73,43.
Todayâ€™s 3688 positive cases were reported from various hospitals.
AIIMS (457), GMC (872), IGGMC (465), NEERI (80), RTMNU (254) Private Lab (1432) and Antigen (128).