covid: Covid On A Rising Spree: 457 New Cases Reported | Kanpur News


Kanpur: A record number of 457 people tested positive for Covid in a single day. This was the highest number of people testing positive in 24 hours. The fresh cases pushed the active case tally beyond 2,000 count. By Friday evening, active cases recorded by district health department were 2,259. On Thursday, active case count was 1,843.
A total of 41 people recovered from Covid-19. Two were recovered and discharged from hospital.
n Thursday, 335 and on Wednesday, 378 people had tested positive. In last three days alone, a whopping 1,170 people have tested positive for Covid. On first day of January, nine city people had tested positive and the active case tally had stood at only 26 and now there are 2,259 active case.
There was no Omicron case on Friday. But the fresh Covid cases were identified from all across the city. GSVM Medical college, Kidwai Nagar, Panki, Kakadeo, KDA Colony, Mangla Vihar, Latouche Road, Dada Nagar, Saket Nagar, Indira Nagar, Naubasta, HBTU, Govind Nagar, Chuuniganj, Juhi, Khalasi Line, Jajmau, Meerpur, Azad Nagar, CSJM campus, Kalyanpur, Cantt, Moolganj, Chakeri, Nawabganj, Moti Vihar, Barra, Ashok Nagar, Civil Lines, Harjinder Nagar, Rail Bazar, Arya Nagar, Pandu Nagar, Swaroop Nagar, IIT to name a few. The new cases increased the positivity rate. The death toll stood at 1,,908. Of 1908, three deaths were reported in first fortnight of January.
The health department collected about 7,000 samples for conducting tests. On January 1, 3,414 samples were taken.





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