New Delhi: Amid rapid surge in COVID-19 or coronavirs cases, the number of containment zones in Ghaziabad soared to 279 on Friday. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh recorded its highest single-day spike of 809 coronavirus cases, which took the state’s tally beyond 16,000. The death toll due to COVID-19 mounted to 507 after 19 fresh fatalities were reported from different districts of the state. Also Read - Karnataka Revises COVID-19 Guidelines For Home Isolation - Here Are The New Rules

Among the fresh 19 deaths, five from Ghaziabad, four from Gautam Buddh Nagar, three each are from Agra and Kanpur, one each from Meerut, Bulandshahr, Ambdekar Nagar and Banda, an official report said. Also Read - Philippines Releases Over 15,000 Prisoners Amid Covid-19 Outbreak

Full list of containment zones.  Also Read - Singapore Reports 188 New COVID-19 Cases in 24 Hours, Total Tally at 44310