More than 65 COVID-19 patients cured in Lucknow; Plasma Therapy in action as well

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.

A 300-hectare wide urban aerocity to come up in Navi Mumbai

CIDCO has undertaken the task to develop 400 lakh square meters into an ell-encompassing town near the Navi Mumbai airport.

City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO) has kicked off preparations to install an-all equipped, urban town near the Navi Mumbai airport. This project aims to develop a total of 400 lakh square meters of land into residential and commercial units, with schools, entertainment, hotels and hospitals.

Spread across 300 hectares over the southern scape of the upcoming airport, this aerocity will be complete with established financial services, such as banks and models of urban commute including well-designed roads, metro systems. As per the programme blueprints, an automated waste management system will also be set-up here.

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New drug de-addiction centres in Lucknow & Gorakhpur to provide treatment at zero cost!

UP gears up to raise awareness against drug addiction.

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If you are on a look out for New Places to Hangout in Lucknow, give Messy Tomato a try!

Be it your 1st date or a private party, pull up at Lucknow's Messy Tomato for a good time!

When in Lucknow, there are endless eateries and food options to take your pick from and the city truly leaves you spoilt for choices while seamlessly fitting into everyone's budgets! Joining this bandwagon of dining hubs in the city, Messy Tomato here in Gomti Nagar, is finding a way into our hearts through its varied fare selections coupled with comfy interiors and it is as good as a fine dine restaurant gets.

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Glitches in CoWIN-App results in low turnout at Mumbai vax centres; only 48% get vaccinated on Day 1

A four-day-long drive has been slated next week, where COVID-19 vaccination sessions will be organised as per GOI guidelines.

The world's most elaborate vaccination programme was launched in India on January 16 by flagging off the COVID-19 inoculation drive across the nation. Launched under the care of Prime Minister, this immunisation process was authorised by prior registration on the Co-WIN mobile application which exhibited technical glitches on the first day of phase 1 drive. As a result, only 1926 out of the 4000 beneficiaries across 9 centres were administered the vaccination in Mumbai. The Co-WIN mobile application was supposed to send automated messages to the healthcare workers, listing the date and time of their immunisation, however, due to glitch in the app, beneficiaries couldn't be alerted about their designated slots on Saturday.

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Rajasthan to attract film fraternities from all over the globe with its online permit structure

This facility has also been extended to travel companies and safari operators.

Since Rajasthan has been a preferred destination for a bunch of filmmakers from both the Bollywood and Hollywood industry, the government is now shifting its focus to a digital model, to provide for a glitch-free experience for those who are into making films. With an aim to facilitate 'ease of doing business', the government has introduced revised film shooting permits and a digital application service, which would help to rediscover Rajasthan's heritage, culture and locales. This facility has also been extended to travel companies and safari operators.

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