In a Government Order issued on August 6, the Principle Health Secretary has labeled medicine Ivermectin as effective in controlling and curing the infection caused due to the novel coronavirus. The order also entails the dosage and usage of the drug for the treatment of virus infected individuals.
Cementing its place at no.1 on the COVID-19 tally list in Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow has reported about 612 fresh coronavirus cases in last 24 hours. This single day spike has been identified as the highest in the city since the outbreak of the infection. With 4 deaths on Tuesday, a total of 124 fatalities have been reported so far in Lucknow.
An administrative disaster has hit Lucknow as 2,290 people who tested positive for COVID-19 from July 23 to July 31 in the city submit false personal information to various authorities during their coronavirus tests. This information includes their names, contact number and residential address which are tracked and monitored by the administration for updates.
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A study conducted by the Centre of Marketing in Engineering Economics (CMEE) at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L), in collaboration with Qualisys had a unique take on the imposition of the initial nationwide lockdown. According to the finding of this study, sampled on 931 representative individuals across the country, the lockdown was a vacation in disguise for many in India.
With a startling rise in the number of coronavirus cases, Lucknow reported around 563 new cases on Friday, taking the city tally around 8,178. This has been the highest single day tally of Lucknow since the outbreak of the virus in March. There are about 4281 active cases in the city with 658 recoveries in the last 24 hours.
Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh had been recording highest number of coronavirus cases since July 11 with a surge in the testing capacities. However, on July 29, the city reported about 262 fresh cases, Lucknow's total caseload stands at 7129 with about 3914 active Coronavirus cases.
In an order issued by the District Magistrate on July 28, the last rites of all coronavirus positive patients in the city's Covid centres have to be conducted with promptness. According to this new order, all fatalities in Lucknow's various L1, L2 and L3 Covid care facilities due to treatment or any other reason will have to registered and the last rites of these patients need to be carried out immediately. This directive has been issued with respect to the Covid-19 protocol and mandate in the city. The DM has also designated a Nodal Officer to supervise the execution of this protocol without any laxity.
Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the first state in India to have tested more than 1 lakh people for Coronavirus in a single day! On Monday, about 1,06,962 tests were conducted in the state. This increased and enhanced testing facility in UP has also lead to a broader scope of identification of virus infected people, and about 3,505 fresh positive cases were detected across the state. Uttar Pradesh's tally now totals to 70,493 cases
Lucknow reported around 454 fresh Covid-19 cases in a single day taking the tally of total caseload of the city to around 6,307 on Sunday. With this record breaking number, Lucknow has also been witnessing an increase in the number recoveries. With around 580 patients added to the recovery list on Sunday, the aggregate of total active cases has witnessed a dip. There are around 3,210 active cases in the city right now.