The rampant surge in COVID cases in the city has caused a panic situation among the citizens. People are thronging laboratories for testing, while some are going for multiple testing due to which the number of new cases looks swell. Most hospitals are facing the issue of non-availability of beds, every person even testing positive for coronavirus is approaching hospitals. Health workers though are trying hard, the situation is getting worsened.
Today, in Nagpur district, 5,661 persons tested positive for the novel coronavirus taking the cumulative positive cases to 2,84,217. From the total positive, Nagpur rural has registered 1,744 new cases while 3,912 came positive for this virus in city.
COVID-19 death count continues to haunt the administration and health workers too. Today 69 persons succumbed to this dreaded virus of which 27 became victims in Nagpur rural while 37 died of the virus in the city. With these, the cumulative death count reached 5,838.
On Monday, 3,247 persons recovered from coronavirus taking the cumulative recovery to 2,20560. The recovery is less than half the number of persons testing positive resulting in dwindling the recovery rate. Today, the district registered 77.60% recovery rate. This has resulted in rise in number of active cases to 57,819.
Number of testing reported on Monday has witnessed whopping rise with 17,047.