93 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Uttar Pradesh, totaling 2,859

LUCKNOW: Ninety-three new ones were reported, bringing the total number in the state to 2,859, a senior official in Lucknow said Tuesday.

News reporters, the chief medical and health secretary, said that so far, 2,859 cases of Covid-19 have been reported from 65 districts in the state.

He said 944 Covid-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals so far.

The number of active cases in the state is 1,862, he said.

Prasad said 20 labs are working and that pool tests will also be conducted in the state.

On Monday, 300 pools in which there were 1,440 samples were tested. Of the 300 pools, 34 were positive, he said.