The number of COVID-19 deaths in Uttar Pradesh rose to 23,073 on Monday with the addition of 17 fatalities, while the number of infections reached 19,57,839 after 11,159 new cases were detected, according to an official statement.
Of the 17 new fatalities, three deaths were reported from Moradabad, followed by two deaths each in Varanasi and Azamgarh, the government of Uttar Pradesh said in a statement released here.
In the past 24 hours, 10,836 COVID-19 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the number recovering to 18,40,842. Over the same period, more than 1.86 lakh samples were tested, while more than 9.81 crore samples have been tested for detection of COVID-19 in the state so far, the statement said.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 93,924, it said.