Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh reported 21 more COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, reducing the toll to 7,987, while 1,381 fresh cases reported infections as 5,59,409.
Five deaths were reported from Lucknow, followed by 2–2 people in Kanpur, Prayagraj, and Barabanki.
Out of 1,381 fresh COVID-19 cases, 195 cases were registered in Lucknow, followed by 113 in Varanasi and 102 in Ghaziabad.
2,022 COVID-19 patients were recovered in the last 24 hours. The statement said that 5,30,854 patients in the state have so far recovered from the disease.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in the state is 20,568.
In the last 24 hours, more than 1.44 lakh people have been tested for COVID-19.