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COVID testing marks a significant dip in Indore in the 3rd week of July!

The daily count of tests lies in the range of 7,000 to 10,000 while the state administration orders call for 10,000 daily tests.

After the second wave of the pandemic ushered unprecedented problems for Indore, the situation is gradually diffusing in the city. As per the latest reports, the testing figures have marked a significant downfall recording a 12% dip in the third week of July, as compared to the first week. Reportedly, the authorities stated that the sampling has reduced due to citizens' reluctance, changing weather conditions and fewer symptomatic cases at fever clinics.

Rains contribute to the lower testing rate in the city

While reports state that more than 70,000 cases were tested in the first week of July, the number has reduced to nearly 62,000 in the third week. Reportedly, the positivity rate has reduced too and this might carry a direct correlation with dropped sampling figures. As per reports, the daily count of tests lies in the range of 7,000 to 10,000 while the guidelines of the state administration call for 10,000 daily tests.

Reportedly, an official informed that the drop in testing numbers is driven by the lower sampling on Sundays and the rains are causing impediments too. Additionally, reports state that the testing team at the airport has been relieved of its duties. It was deployed for testing the individuals coming to Indore via the airway. Now, the officials are planning to station a testing team at the railway junction so that the sampling can be increased.

Indore COVID update

With 3 new infections and 3 recoveries marked on Tuesday, COVID tallies in Indore have successfully entered the safe zone. As per the records, a cumulative count of 1,52, 965 individuals have been affected by the highly contagious virus and 1,391 fatalities have been recorded to date. On the positive side, 29,74,296 doses of the COVID vaccine jab have been administered to the citizens in Indore and the authorities are regularly executing interventions to boost the program.

Flights rescheduled & public movement hampered at Lucknow Airport due to heavy rainfall

Various districts across Uttar Pradesh have been experiencing continuous rainfall since early morning on Thursday

Various districts across Uttar Pradesh, including capital city Lucknow, have been experiencing heavy rainfall since Thursday morning. The rainfall was followed by hailstorms in some areas of Lucknow. While the incessant rainfall and the waterlogging caused due to it, hindered movement on the roads throughout the day, public movement and flight schedule has also been impacted at Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport. As per reports, various inbound flights to Lucknow stand rescheduled, cancelled or diverted from their usual route amidst the current weather condition.

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The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

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