Uttar Pradesh reported 12,787 fresh cases of coronavirus, in the highest one-day spike since the pandemic began, health authorities said on Saturday. 48 fresh fatalities in the period took the state’s death toll to 9085. The case fatality rate is currently at 1.3%.
The number of active cases in the state stands at 58,801 now, of which 32,900 patients are in home isolation and 991 are in private hospitals. The remaining are in government Covid facilities.
Lucknow’s Covid-19 caseload crossed the one lakh mark on Saturday as 4059 new infections were reported along with 23 fresh fatalities.
Since the first case, reported on March 10, 2020, the caseload now is 102,963 in the state capital.