Coronavirus patients cross over 7 thousand with 246 new cases in UP, 189 died so far

Coronavirus patients cross over 7 thousand with 246 new cases in UP, 189 died so far


Lucknow: The cases of coronavirus infection are spreading very fast in Uttar Pradesh. More than 200 new cases are being reported daily in the state since the last few days. On Thursday, the state’s Chief Health Secretary Amit Mohan Prasad said that 246 people have been found to be Covid-19 positive in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of infected people has crossed seven thousand to reach 7071.


Amit Mohan Prasad said that there are currently 2820 active patients in the state who are being treated in different hospitals. At the same time, 4062 people have been healthy and discharged from the hospital after treatment. He said that the number of people recovered from the active case is more than 1200. This is good news for the state. He said that 189 people have died so far in the grip of this epidemic.

The Principal Health Secretary said that at present 2984 people have been kept in the coronavirus isolation ward in the medical college and hospitals and the health department team is taking care of them. Amit Mohan Prasad said that 8454 people have been placed in the facility quarantine center.

He said that surveillance is done for containers in hotspots and non-hotspot areas. Under this work, so far 3278 hotspots in 12625 areas and 9347 non-hotspot areas have been operated. Prasad said that a total of 7923 samples were corona tested on Wednesday. At the same time, 567 pools of five each were put up for testing and 82 pools of 10-10 were tested.

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