COVID-19: 8 new cases recorded in UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar

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Noida (UP), Feb 6 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar recorded eight new COVID-19 cases on Saturday that pushed the district's infection tally to 25,396, official data showed.

The active cases in the district rose to 50 from 47 the previous day, while the recovery rate stood at 99.44 per cent, according to the data released by the UP Health Department for a 24-hour period.

Five more patients were discharged during this period, taking the overall recoveries to 25,255, the fifth highest in the state.

The death toll in Gautam Buddh Nagar stands at 91 while the mortality rate is 0.35 per cent, the statistics showed.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in UP came down to 4,438 from 4,462 on Friday while the overall recoveries reached 5,88,148 and the death toll climbed to 8,686 on Saturday, the data showed. PTI KIS TDS TDS