17 new COVID-19 cases in Noida; total count 25,686

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Noida (UP), Mar 16 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar recorded 17 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday that pushed the district's infection tally to 25,686, official data showed.

The active cases in the district reached 78 from 73 the previous day, according to the data released by the UP Health Department for a 24-hour period.

Another 12 patients got discharged during the period with the overall recoveries reaching 25,517, the fifth highest in the state, it showed.

Gautam Buddh Nagar has a death toll of 91 with a mortality rate of 0.35 per cent. The recovery rate of patients reached 99.34 per cent, the statistics showed. Meanwhile, the number of active COVID-19 cases in UP rose to 1,912 from 1,838 on Monday while the overall recoveries reached 5,94,993 and the death toll reached at 8,750 on Tuesday, according to the data. PTI KIS RDK RDK