Muzaffarnagar: Sixty-two people, including a police officer, have been infected with COVID-19 in neighbouring Shamli district taking the total number of cases to 1,454, officials said on Wednesday.
The district in western Uttar Pradesh has 470 active cases as on Tuesday evening.
A 50-year-old patient, who was referred to a hospital in Meerut, died on Tuesday evening.
According to District Magistrate Jasjit Kaur, 62 more people tested positive for COVID-19 taking the number of active cases to 470 in Shamli.
Among the infected was the SHO of Thana Bhawan police station.
The district has so far reported 1,454 coronavirus cases.