6 lakh COVID-19 tests conducted in Lucknow; 53,900 confirmed cases in the city

Increased testing capacities is contributing to the decline in test positivity rate

Lucknow has been on a slow recovery roll recently, in contrast to the initial weeks of September where an average of 850-900 victims were being reported on a routine basis. As of now, the city has been recording around 500+ COVID-19 sufferers regularly, which isn't a negligible figure but it definitely is less than the previous statistics of 800-900 cases. Reportedly, the city administration has conducted 6 lakh Covid tests in Lucknow, which is being hailed as one of the major causes behind the decline in the number of positive cases.


4,10,626 Covid positive cases in Uttar Pradesh as yet

Increased testing capacities in the city, has led the authorities to identify and isolate the victims at a quicker pace. The relentless efforts of the medical departments have made Uttar Pradesh, the first Indian state to have conducted over 1 crore coronavirus tests. This is a much-needed facility here in the city as out of all the other places in the state, Lucknow has been the worst-hit urban area. Currently, the city has 53,900 corona patients and 718 fatalities in its record.

UP has observed 4,10,626 confirmed cases till now. An overall of 356826 patients have recovered yet the active cases tally in UP is marked at 47,823.

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Amid such difficult times, we request all our readers to practise the medical directives issued by the health professionals and to follow the essential rules of social distancing for the greater good. Remember to wash and sanitise your hands frequently. Contact your nearest medical professional at the slightest sign of any symptom.

Set to open for public use in January 2022, Kanpur Metro dives into fine-tuning with vigour

Electrical and fire fittings, civic construction work, underground tunelling work to begin simultaenously for Kanpur Metro

The Kanpur Metro has buckled to boost its construction phase work, streamlined to inaugurate the services for public use by January next year. As per reports, tenders for laying metro-line corridors will be assigned in the coming week and the pivotal construction work will begin by April. The authorities have slated to lay electrical lines, in addition to setting tracks and fire safety provisions simultaneously to holistically establish the system. Marked for November trials, Kanpur too will become a 'metro-city' by 2022.

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Boosting network connectivity​ across the state, Goa to have 62 new mobile towers soon

The latest intervention is a part of the government's Telecommunication Infrastructure Policy 2020.

The Chief Minister of Goa announced a new proposal to enhance mobile connectivity in the state on Saturday. As per reports, Goa is all set to witness the installation of about 62 new mobile towers in the near future. The latest step which comes as a part of the government's telecommunication policy will not only improve network accessibility in the state but also amplify the existing infrastructure.

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IIM-Indore to lead Madhya Pradesh on the path of self-reliance with its expert industrial policies

The backbone of Aatmanirbhar evam Samridha MP, IIM Indore to culture an environment conducive to development.

The Indian Institute of Management Indore will take the pivotal position to lead the state of Madhya Pradesh on its journey to be self-reliant or 'Aatmanibhar'. Harbouring its expertise for the benefit of the state, this institute will help draw new industrial policies which are conducive for culturing the state's landscape to accommodate growing businesses here. This will also facilitate the ease of doing business here which will attract new ventures as well as boost domestic talent.

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A cold Sunday greets Lucknow; winter chills bring haze and fog in the city

The temperature fall will be more evident in the following week.

Lucknow wakes up to yet another cold winter morning as the sun remains shrouded by haze and fog. As per forecasts, night temperatures in the city will go as low as 10°C which will be accompanied by soft-blow of eastward winds. The cold will intensify and the temperature dip will be more evident in the following weeks as the winds will turn their direction, blowing towards west and north-west.

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Augmenting medical facilities in the city, Kanpur's Hallet Hospital to get a new Ward 50

A a 20 thousand litre oxygen supply facility would be installed for the patients in the hospital.

With an objective to expand the medical facilities available in the city, Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital in Kanpur commonly known as the 'Hallet Hospital' is looking forward to fresh developments. As per reports, the new Ward 50 of the hospital complex would be ready to accommodate patients in a year. The hospital administration has also planned the installation of a 20 thousand litre oxygen supply facility for the patients.

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