Kanpur: The count of active Covid cases came down to below 100 on Thursday evening while 10 new cases were identified and 47 were declared cured. There are 96 active Covid cases in the district now. Active cases had crossed the mark of 200 last week. On August 18, there were 233 active cases, the highest in August this year. But gradually the number started coming down. On August 19, there were 224, on August 18 it was 206 and on August 23, active cases stood at 166. On Wednesday, nine persons were tested positive and 42 recovered bringing the active case tally to 133.
New cases were reported in Harjinder Nagar, Swaroop Nagar, IIT, Nawabganj, Pankbahadur, Narwal and Kakadeo areas.
According to health department, 3,041 samples were collected for Covid test.
Those tested positive are advised to stay in home isolation during recovery time. tnn