According to the state health bulletin, only four districts has active infection cases in triple digits – Jaunpur highest at 129, almost all are interstate migrants — followed by 118 active cases in Rampur, 115 in Noida and 110 in Basti. Only two districts — Agra with 95 active cases and Meerut with 93 active cases – are in the 90 to 100 bracket.
According to state authorities, there is a high recovery rate in these district because they recorded most cases in the earlier phases, providing enough time for the patients to recover from the infection.
According to data accessed by The Sunday Express, eastern Uttar Pradesh is the worst affected, with almost the entire list of positive cases in Barabanki, Basti, Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Siddharthnagar, Bahraich, Sant Kabir Nagar, Ayodhya and Gonda consisting of migrants.
This was the fastest addition of 1,000 new cases in the state as it took only five days to reach from 4,000 to 5,000. For the last few thousands, the average number of days to add 1,000 new cases used to be around eight to nine days.