Noida (UP), Apr 12 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar on Monday recorded 239 new cases of the coronavirus, the highest in a day this year, that pushed the district's overall infection tally to 27,724, official data showed. The number of active cases in the district rose to 1,428, according to the figures released by the Uttar Pradesh Health Department for a 24-hour period.
Eighty-two patients were discharged during the period with the overall recoveries reaching 26,203 in the district, the fifth highest in the state, it said.
Gautam Buddh Nagar currently has a death toll of 93 with a mortality rate of 0.33 per cent. The recovery rate of patients reached 94.51 per cent on Monday, the statistics showed.
Meanwhile, the number of active COVID-19 cases in UP reached 81,576 while the overall recoveries reached 6,14,819 and the death toll reached 9,224 on Monday, the data showed. PTI KIS ANB ANB