6 of these patients are from the Sadar area which was declared as the 'largest hotspot area' here in Lucknow.
Amid this pandemic situation, till now Uttar Pradesh has witnessed 2,211 confirmed cases of coronavirus and around 40 deaths because of it. But we must also focus on the silver lining of this cloudy situation. More than 65 COVID-19 patients have been cured here in Lucknow and many of these patients are being given a warm send off by the hospital authorities for a morale boost.
What's the Good News?
The number of positive cases in Lucknow presently stands at 206 and out of this, around 65 cured patients have been discharged. Along with this good news, the cherry on the cake is definitely the plasma therapy which is in full swing at Lucknow's KGMU hospital, which is also the first medical facility in the state to start this process. The vitals of one of the patients in KGMU has been stable after he was put on convalescent plasma therapy, although he is still on ventilator support. This 58-year-old government doctor from Orai, was transfused with two 200ml doses of plasma donated by a Covid-19 survivor, one each on Sunday and Monday.
On Wednesday, UP CM Yogi Adityanath also directed the health department and the medical education department to add more beds to the present capacity of the Covid-19 infrastructure across hospitals in the next two weeks.
A message to all our readers
Times are difficult but we have to come out stronger than ever after all this is over. So we sincerely request all our readers to adhere to the protocols of this lockdown and to follow the essential rules of social distancing for the greater good. Keep on washing and sanitising your hands frequently after you come in contact with whosoever and at the slightest of any signs, do contact a medical professional instead of self-medicating.