Mumbai: Twenty-five more people died due to COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, while 2,183 fresh cases were reported, taking the state’s infection count to 5,07,602.
According to the Health Bulletin, 4,77,180 people have recovered from the infection and the number of active cases is 23,095.
So far 7,327 people have died due to the disease in the state.
On Thursday, 1,56,787 samples were tested for COVID-19 in UP, taking the total tests conducted so far to more than 1.68 crores.
Lucknow said that the maximum number of 301 new cases were reported, followed by 171 in Ghaziabad, 166 in Meerut, and 134 cases in Gautam Budh Nagar.
Lucknow has witnessed 930 deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic, Kanpur 750, and Meerut 359, it added.