Lucknow (UP), Aug 23 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Health), Amit Mohan Prasad on August 23 informed about the current status of COVID-19 cases and recovered people in the state. He said that the state has recorded 5,423 new cases in last 24 hours. “The total number of active cases is 49,242. 1,35,613 people have been fully recovered and discharged. Thus, the percentage of recovery has increased to 72.21. A total of 2,926 people have died so far,” said Prasad.