Lucknow, Sep 7 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh recorded 56 more deaths due to COVID-19 on Monday, taking the state's toll to 3,976, while 5,649 fresh cases pushed the tally to 2,71,851.
Briefing reporters here, Additional Chief Secretary, Medical and Health, Amit Mohan Prasad said 3,976 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in the state so far and the case fatality rate stands at 1.46 per cent.
A total of 5,649 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported, he said.
There are 62,144 active COVID-19 cases in the state.
Till now, as many as 2,05,731 COVID-19 patients have recovered from the disease and been discharged. The recovery rate in the state stands at 75.67 per cent.
Prasad said over 1.30 lakh samples were tested for COVID-19 on Sunday. With this, more than 66.31 lakh samples have been tested so far. PTI NAV DIV DIV