Varanasi: Registering the highest score of the coronavirus cases, Varanasi reported 1,176 new cases of Covid-19 and one death on Saturday.
According to the daily medical bulletin, with the new cases the cumulative number of positive cases increased to 28,221 in the district. However, 157 patients were also declared cured that increased the number of recovered persons to 22,401. The number of fatalities increased to 398, and the number of active cases of Covid-19 also increased to 5,422 in Varanasi. In last 10 day, the district reported 5,545 new cases of coronavirus infection and 18 deaths.
In Chandauli district, 45 persons tested positive for Covid-19, while two infected persons lost their lives on Saturday. With the new cases, the tally of positive cases increased to 5,523, while with the recovery of eight patients the number of cured persons increased to 4,909. With two deaths, the number of fatalities also increased to 71 in the district. Currently, Chandauli has 543 active cases of Covid-19.
Earlier, Jaunpur district reported 99 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, increasing the tally of positive cases to 7,004. With the recovery of two patients, 6,701 patients have recovered so far, while 100 persons lost their lives due to coronavirus. Currently, Jaunpur has 603 active cases of coronavirus.
Sonbhadra district too reported 77 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, that increased the cumulative number of positive cases to 5,653. With one more death due to Covid-19, the number of fatalities increased to 80 in the district. With the recovery of nine patients, so far 5,272 patients have recovered. Currently Sonbhadra has 301 active cases of Covid-19.