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Noida district reports first Covid-19 fatality in four months, bringing death toll to 491 . 148 new cases of the viral infection were recorded in the last 24 hours .

According to official estimates, Noida reported its first Covid-19 fatality in four months, bringing the district's death toll from the viral infection to 491.On Thursday, a 24-year-old man who had been undergoing treatment at Kailash Hospital for a meningoencephalitis, a neurological disorder that has been identified with Covid, died after his condition worsened rapidly.The district's superintendent, Dr Manoj Kushwaha, said a Covid-related fatality was announced on February 18 when a 71-year-old woman with comorbidities, like diabetes and hypertension, succumbed to the infection.Currently, 14 patients are being treated at different clinics around the district, despite the fact that 148 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours.

With 731 cases in the district, Kushwaha stressed the importance of wearing masks and adhering to Covid rules in public places.The 14 patients admitted to various Covid facilities around the district are doing fine.To keep an eye on the infection epidemic, regular screenings are being carried out.To prevent the spread of the disease, people must wear masks, he said.

So far, the district has given 93,458 Covid jabs to beneficiaries in the 12-14 age bracket, 1,73,385 in the 15-17 age bracket, and 3,84,222 to people over 60 years, according to the district.On Thursday, Ghaziabad's neighboring districts received 59 new cases, bringing the total number of active cases to 352.Officials said three of the 59 patients were aged up to 12 years, while two others were aged 13 to 20 years.According to the researchers, at least four patients are being treated in separate clinics, and 266 others are in home isolation.

So far on the day, 5,284 vaccine doses were administered, with over 3 lakh serving to people in the 12-14 age group, 4.7 lakh in the 15-17 age group, and 6.8 lakh to people over 60 years.