Agra records Covid recovery rate of 96.72%

The Agra district has reported a fall in the daily number of Covid-19 cases. Fourteen fresh cases were reported in the past 24 hours taking the tally to 10,286, and the overall recovery rate improved to 96.72 per cent.

In the past one week, the numbers have been falling, bringing some respite to the health administration in the district.

The daily numbers have now come down to below 25 from an alarming 100 plus in November and December.

The number of active cases now is 167. Since March 2020, there have been 170 deaths.

Meanwhile, the state health department has completed the training for the vaccination.

A total of 68 vaccination centres have been set up in the district .

The dry run would be held on Tuesday, according to R.C. Pandey, Chief Medical Officer of Agra. In the first phase, 18,901 health workers would receive the vaccine. In the second phase, frontline workers and the senior citizens are likely to be vaccinated.