With rise in number of persons testing positive every passing day, the district saw a new high on Sunday. As many as 7,201 persons tested positive for the dreaded virus in one single day in Nagpur district. The number is highest since coronavirus pandemic hit the region last year. Nagpur rural has reported 2,553 new COVID-19 cases while 4,641 persons tested positive in city taking the cumulative positive cases to 2,78,55,6.
Also, the district witnessed 63 deaths of due to COVID-19. From today’s fatality count 36 persons are from Nagpur and 20 deaths were reported from Nagpur rural. The cumulative death count due to COVID-19 reached 5,769.
Though the number of new COVID-19 cases is rising, the daily recovery figure is still a matter of concern as it is very less than the fresh cases. Today 3,240 persons became corona-free taking the cumulative recovery to 2,17,31,13.
After today’s addition the active cases in the district now stands at 5,54,74. The recovery rate has dropped down to 78.01 percent on Sunday.