458 COVID-19 patients in Lucknow have recovered in the past 24 hours

Gomti Nagar is still a major hotspot in the city with over 35 cases reported within a day's time.

Till date Uttar Pradesh has reported 4,27,459 covid cases and the tally of active cases in the state is marked at 42,552. 3,78,662 covid victims have successfully battled the virus yet 6,245 have lost their lives due to it. The capital city on the other hand, has reported 56,656 confirmed corona patients and 755 expiries have been observed so far. On the lines of recuperation, Lucknow has 50,412 patients in its account, who have recovered from the disease and in the last 24 hours, 458 citizens have gone back home.

Lucknow stands as the worst-hit city in Uttar Pradesh

Within 24 hours, 406 corona patients have been detected and 8 deaths have been listed down, in Lucknow. According to data, 30% of the patients are in hospitals and home isolation. Amidst the ongoing pandemic, the only speck of relief which has been found is that the number of recoveries is higher than the number of patients who have been infected for over 2 weeks now.

But it is to be noted that although the tally of cases is slowly descending, the severity of the situation and the disease, is nothing less than grave. Gomti Nagar is still a major hotspot in the city with over 35 cases reported within a day's time and it is being followed by Raibareli Road and Indira Nagar. According to reports, the city administration has been rapidly conducting covid tests in Lucknow, which is one of the major causes of decline in the number of positive cases. On the 4th of October, approximately 1.50 lakh tests were conducted in the state.

A message to all our readers

To maintain this decline in the number of victims in the city and the state at large, please keep on adhering to the issued directives in terms of the virus. Arresting the spread and diminishing it completely is the ultimate goal so do keep on practicing the norms of social distancing and sanitization.

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Casinos in Goa to operate at 50% of their capacity.

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State Organ Tissue Transplant Organisation to come up at SGPGIMS in Lucknow

Along with government institutions, the Uttar Pradesh SOTTO will also bring private hospitals under its umbrella.

The UP government has decided to set up the State Organ Tissue Transplant Organisation (SOTTO), a state-level body that will advance the process of organ transplant like never before, in the capital city. According to Additional Chief Secretary, Medical Education, "SOTTO that will come up at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), aims to formalize the system of organ and tissue procurement and its distribution for transplantation." The ACS further added that the body would also work to train the required manpower and towards the promotion of cadaveric (deceased) organ and tissue donation, which will make it convenient for patients who are in need.

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