157 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in UP; total 1,778

157 fresh coronavirus cases reported in Uttar Pradesh; total now 1,778

As many as 157 new cases of COVID-19 infection were reported in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, taking the total in the state to 1,778, a senior government official said here.

With this, the number of active cases climbs to 1,504, Principal Secretary, Medical and Health, Amit Mohan Prasad added.

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"Till now, 248 COVID-19 patients have been discharged in the state, while 26 deaths have taken place," he said.

Prasad added that 57 of the state's 75 districts have so far reported coronavirus cases.