LIVE News Updates: 8 deaths, 117 fresh cases in UP
Eight more people died from coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday as 117 fresh cases pushed the total number of infections in the state to 6,04,279, according to officials
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8 deaths, 117 fresh cases in UP
Eight more people died from coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday as 117 fresh cases pushed the total number of infections in the state to 6,04,279, according to officials.
So far, the infection has claimed 8,737 lives in the state, they said.
"In the past 24 hours, 117 fresh cases were reported while 191 patients were discharged. The total number of active cases in the state is now 1,647 while 5,93,895 people have been treated so far," Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad told reporters.
The state has so far reported 6,04,279 cases, officials said.
On Saturday, over 1.08 lakh samples were tested.
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Officials of the disaster management authority said an earthquake measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale occurred at 4.40 a.m. on Sunday whose coordinates are latitude 33.0 degrees north and longitude 75.86 degrees east.
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