Noida records Covid death after four months, toll rises to 467



NOIDA: Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar has recorded its first COVID-19 fatality after a gap of four months, taking the district’s toll rising to 467, according to official figures.

Officials said a 67-year-old woman, a resident of Noida, died late Tuesday night after she tested positive for the infection.

The district had last witnessed a death due to COVID-19 on June 13 this year.

Her husband has also been found positive for the infection and is undergoing treatment at home, the officials said.

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Gautam Buddh Nagar, which is adjoining Delhi, currently has 16 active cases of COVID-19, according to state government’s data issued Thursday.

The district has so far recorded 63,335 cases of COVID-19 infection, of whom 62,852 patients have recovered, while 467 died, the data showed.

Gautam Buddh Nagar has so far administered 26,17,056 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, including 17,46,369 first doses, according to official figures.

So far 2,73,896 vaccines have been administered to people above the age of 60 years, it showed.

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