Nagpur: Though Vidarbha continued to witness high cases, the daily figures were 667 less on Friday as compared to a day before with a slight fall of 92 in testing as well. The region recorded 6,029 cases of the 43,516 tests, which account for 13.85% positivity rate.
It was also after a three-day gap that the 11 districts of Vidarbha didn’t surpass the highest cases. Yet, 35 deaths in Nagpur took day’s fatalities to a new high of 57 in the second wave.
Another 332 cases and 19 deaths would take Vidarbha’s tally and toll beyond 4 lakh and 8,000-mark, respectively, on Saturday.
Again, increased testing were conducted in Nagpur, Chandrapur, Yavatmal, Buldhana and Washim, Amravati and Akola.
The day’s 57 deaths were from Nagpur (35), Wardha (1), Akola (5), Amravati (2), Yavatmal (9), Buldhana (3) Washim (2). This took the toll to 7,981. No deaths were reported from Bhandara, Gondia, Gadchiroli, and Chandrapur.
The 6,029 cases were from Nagpur (3,235), Bhandara (107), Wardha (332), Gondia (47), Chandrapur (128), Gadchiroli (48), Akola (331), Amaravati (336), Yavatmal (526), Buldhana (732) and Washim (207). Total cases are now 3,99,668.
The day saw 2,955 recoveries from Nagpur (1,245), Bhandara (45), Wardha (210), Gondia (12), Chandrapur (64), Gadchiroli (41), Akola (232), Amaravati (280), Yavatmal (314), Buldhana (387) and Washim (125). This takes the tally to 3,43,580 and 48,071 under treatment.
Chandrapur: The case count was limited to 128, while the district registered 64 recoveries, leaving 1,075 active cases. No death was reportedas the toll remained steady at 407. The caseload has reached 25,392, while the recoveries amount to 23,910.
Amravati: Friday brought a fall in the number of new cases and deaths. A spike of 336 cases and two deaths took the district’s caseload to 44,558 and toll to 621. On the recovery front, 280 got discharges. There are now 4,364 active cases under treatment.
Yavatmal: There was no respite in the district as it recorded nine deaths taking the toll to 54. The deceased were from Yavatmal (4), Digras (2), while Darwha, Pandharkawda and Mahur of Nanded had 1 casualty each. Total 526 new cases were detected. Currently, there are 2,244 active patients undergoing treatment in the district. Of the 23,740 cases, 20,956 including 314 of Friday have recovered.
Wardha: Total 332 patients were reported positive while a 76-year-old man from city died taking the toll to 401. Total 210 patients were discharged. 1,554 active patients are undergoing treatment in district. Highest 191 patients were detected from Wardha, 44 from Deoli, 35 from Arvi, 28 from Hinganghat, 11 each from Selu and Ashti and 6 each from Karanja and Samudrapur.
Gadchiroli: No death was reported as the toll remained at 108. The district reported 48 new cases to take the tally to 10,068. At the same time, 41 recoveries were reported. The district now has 301 active cases. So far, 9,659 defeated Covid and recovered in the district.
Washim: The district report two deaths and cases increased by 207 of the 2,200 tests. The district reported 125 recoveries. Death toll is 171 now. The new cases took the tally to 12,302. Discharged count rose to 10,610 while 1,520 are active.
Bhandara: The district didn’t report any death. Day’s cases were 107 and recoveries 45. The district has 817 active cases. Total caseload is 14,837, and 13,691 discharged patients. Death toll is 329.
Gondia: The district didn’t report any death. It saw 12 recoveries and 47 new cases. Number of patients under treatment are 363. The new positive patients took the tally to 14,942. So far, 187 succumbed while 14392 recovered.
Buldhana: With increased testing, the district witnessed a spike in cases. Three deaths took place while 732 new cases from over 5,235 tests were reported. According to official data, the district now has 28,537 cases, 23,503 recoveries including 387 on Friday, 232 deaths and 4,802 active cases.
Akola: The district reported 331 cases and five deaths on Friday. Also, 232 recoveries were reported. The case tally climbed to 17,583. So far, 421 people have died here. With new recoveries, the tally touched 17,583. Active cases are 5,462.