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    Published On : Sat, Jan 30th, 2021

    No Covid death recorded in city on Friday

    Nagpur: With 706 new cases and 549 patients recovering from Covid-19 on Friday, the total number of cases reached 2.72 lakh. Recoveries are now 2.58 lakh. The number of new cases was more than the number of patients recovered in a day on Friday for the second consecutive day. The difference between new cases and recoveries in January, which used to be more than 1,000 earlier, has now come down to under-300. Against 19,606 cases in 29 days of January, 19,953 have recovered.

    Vidarbha’s recovery rate continued to be above 95% but slightly below the state average of 95.2% and way lesser than the national average which is now 97%.

    Including 4 deaths in Nagpur district, Vidarbha region reported only 9 deaths on Friday. These include 2 deaths each in Chandrapur and Wardha while the lone Covid-19 death in the Amravati revenue division was recorded in Amravati. Now, 6,950 patients have died due to Covid-19 in Vidarbha. The case fatality rate is 2.55% which is higher than the state and national average.

    As far as Nagpur is concerned, the city reported no Covid-19 deaths for the second time in the last four days. Nagpur rural reported 1 death while the remaining 3 deceased were patients referred from other divisions/states in critical condition. Nagpur alone accounts for 4,150 deaths out of the total 6,950 deaths in the region.

    Almost every district in Vidarbha reported more number of cases on Friday than the number of recoveries. Day’s 706 cases came from Nagpur (325), Amravati (93), Yavatmal (73), Buldhana (60), Akola (38), Wardha (32), Bhandara (25), Gondia (18), Chandrapur (18), Washim (15) and Gadchiroli (9). On the other hand, 549 patients recovered in a day from Nagpur (292), Amravati (99), Yavatmal (39), Chandrapur (32), Buldhana (24), Bhandara (15), Wardha (15), Gondia (14), Gadchiroli (9), Washim (7) and Akola (3).

    Akola: Out of the 362 Covid-19 tests in the last 24 hours, 38 tested positive in Akola district. This took the total number of cases to 11,533. Only three patients recovered from the district on Friday. No death was reported. With 10,513 recovered till date, Akola has 685 patients under treatment which is the highest in the region after Nagpur.

    Gadchiroli: Nine new patients were detected while the same number of patients recovered from Gadchiroli on Friday. No death was reported. As a result, the number of under-treatment patients remained unchanged at 53. Total cases increased to 9,347 and recovery count to 9,189. The toll of Gadchiroli is 105.

    Bhandara: The district reported no deaths due to Covid-19 since January 22. Bhandara’s toll is 320. It reported 25 new cases and 15 recoveries on Friday. The caseload reached 13,204, including 12,698 recoveries and 186 patients under treatment.

    Gondia: The district reported 18 new cases while 14 recovered on Friday. No death was reported. The total case count of Covid-19 reached 14,175, recoveries 13,849 and the toll remains unchanged at 181. Total 145 patients are under treatment.

    Buldhana: The district received 995 reports of Covid-19 tests done in the last 24 hours. Out of them, 60 tested positive while 24 patients are under-treatment. No death was reported. This took the total number of cases in Buldhana to 13,852 and recoveries to 13,387. Total 298 patients are under treatment.

    Washim: While the district reported 15 new cases, 7 recovered on Friday. No death was reported. Washim now has 7,110 cases, 6,791 recoveries and 153 deaths. Total 165 patients are under treatment.

    Chandrapur: Friday saw 18 people testing positive for Covid, while 32 were discharged. Also, two Covid deaths were reported, taking the toll to 391. While the cumulative Covid figure is 23,049, recoveries are 22,523. There are 135 patients under treatment.

    Amravati: A Covid death took the district’s toll to 415 even as 99 were discharged, taking the number of recoveries to 20,865 on Friday. The district posted 93 new cases that took the caseload to 21,610, leaving 330 under treatment.

    Yavatmal: Out of the 614 reports, 73 were found to be positive. Currently, there are 478 active positive patients undergoing treatment in various Covid Care Centres across the district. Out of the 14,307 positive patients treated in the district so far, 13,404, including 39 of Friday, have recovered. The death toll is 428.

    Wardha: Two men, a 45-year-old from Karanja and a 55-year-old from Wardha, died, taking the toll to 306. Out of the 705 reports, 32 tested positive, including 19 men and 13 women, who are from Wardha (24), Hinganghat (3), Deoli and Karanja (2 each) and Selu (1).


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