Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh reported 25 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, taking their number to 697 as 664 new cases of the infection pushed the state’s tally to 23,492.
“So far, 697 COVID-19 patients have died in the state. The number of active COVID-19 cases is 6,711,” Amit Mohan Prasad, Additional Chief Secretary, Medical and Health Department, told reporters here.
He said that 16,084 COVID-19 patients have been recovered and discharged from the disease. “The recovery percentage in the state has increased to 68.46,” Prasad said.
With this, the number of confirmed cases in Uttar Pradesh increased to 23,492. It was 22,828 on Monday.