Kanpur: On Tuesday, deaths of 34 more Covid patients was reported, taking the toll to 1,296. Of these 34 deaths, eight took place on Tuesday. Earlier, on Monday, 57 deaths were reported.
Of these 34 deaths, three patients died at New Leelamani hospital, two at Mariyampur Hospital, one at Narayana Hospital, four patients at Medihelp Hospital, three at Apollo Hospital, one at 7 Air Force Hospital, four at Fortune Hospital, four at Kanshiram Hospital and four at Krishna Super Speciality Hospital.
However, there was some relief too as with increasing recoveries, there was a decline in the active caseload of the district. On Monday evening there were 14,914 active cases which further came down to 13,860 on Tuesday evening.
A total of 2,225 persons were declared cured on Tuesday and on Monday 2,788 persons recovered from Covid.
Meanwhile, 1,205 more people tested positive for Covid-19 taking the Covid tally to 75,457 of which, over 36,000 cases were reported in April alone.
Health department collected 5,597 samples for tests.
The vaccination drive for 18-44 and those above 45 would continue on Wednesday as well.