The SARS-CoV-2 virus may have infected more than 17 million people worldwide,but it fell flat before a 105-year-old Afghan woman in Noida, who defeated the viral infection with her sheer grit and determination to live.

The state witnessed the highest single-day jump in coronavirus cases with 3,570 new infections in a day. The capital city Lucknow recorded a total of 262 fresh cases with it being the worst hit by Covid-19.