74 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Uttar Pradesh; total stands at 3,145

Lucknow May 8 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh reported 74 fresh coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 3,145, an official said.

A total of 3,145 cases have been reported from 68 districts, of which nine have no active cases, Principal Secretary, Health, Amit Mohan Prasad said.

So far 63 deaths have been reported in the state, Prasad said, adding that 1,261 people have fully recovered and have been discharged from hospitals while the number of active cases in the state is 1,821.

Prasad said a decline in number of active cases has been seen in the state since May 4.

He said while the national recovery percentage was 29.35 per cent, that of the state is 40.09 per cent. PTI SAB TDS TDS