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Uttar Pradesh reports 1 more Covid-19 death, total cases rise to 7,284

LUCKNOW: One more person died of coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, while 114 fresh cases pushed the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 7,284, officials said.
With one more death, the total number of fatalities due to COVID-19 in the state has reached 198.
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"The total number of cases reported so far are 7,284, including 4,244 who have been treated and discharged while there are 2,842 active cases. The death toll in the state has reached 198," Principal Secretary, Medical and Health, Amit Mohan Prasad told reporters.
Prasad, however, did not elaborate about the districts where the fresh death had taken place.
Among the 197 reported deaths till Thursday, the maximum 40 were from Agra, 24 from Meerut, 15 from Aligarh, 11 each from Kanpur and Moradabad, 10 from Firozabad, six from Sant Kabir Nagar, five each in Gautam Buddh Nagar, Mathura and Gorakhpur and four each from Basti, Jhansi, Ghaziabad and Varanasi.
Prasad said 9,981 samples were sent for testing on Thursday and presently 2,916 people are in isolation wards. He said 8,507 people are in quarantine facilities.

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