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Infection tallies decelerate in Lucknow with 617 new cases reported on Saturday!

Dipping caseload carries optimistic expectations for the future

Succeeding three weeks of heightened spikes in COVID numbers, the last week has brought a sigh of relief for the city folks. With 617 new cases and a total of 2,317 discharges recorded on Saturday, the active tallies shrunk in the city to a count of 12,474. Now, the city houses the second most number of COVID patients in Uttar Pradesh and this tally is expected to take an accelerated downward trajectory if the current trend continues.

Dipping caseload carries optimistic expectations for the future!

After the onslaught of the second COVID wave, the highest count of 6,598 infections was registered on April 16. Since then, the daily tally of new cases has been continuously dipping. Recently, the figure came down below 1K on April 12 and it is four days now that the cases have in the controlled region. Despite this respite being pointed by official records, the active patient logs continue to overburden the healthcare system.

On Saturday, 12 fatalities were recorded and the death curve has is sloping downwards now. The highest count of 60 deaths was logged on May 6, as a direct consequence of the high cases registered two to three weeks ago. Relievingly, recoveries have been on a steady rise and if the pattern maintains itself, the score of active patients will contract soon.

In view of the ongoing circumstances, the lockdown in Lucknow has now been extended till May 24. Additionally, a list of measures are being implemented by the administration to ensure that the dire effects of the pandemic subside as soon as possible.

Kanpur Traffic Police announces road diversions at Mall Road in line with metro development work

Traffic will be regulated on the diverted route from 4 PM on Saturday to 6 AM on Monday.

The Kanpur Traffic Police Department has announced its road diversion plan to ensure glitch-free commute in the city during the course of metro development work. Reportedly, the Kanpur Metro Rail Corporation has decided to set up a cross-arm intersection at the Motijheel Station of the Priority Corridor. This ongoing construction work will stretch till 6 AM on September 27 and all vehicles passing through this site will be redirected.

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UP to soon get a new 200-acre-wide data centre park

The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

In a bid to cultivate Uttar Pradesh's commercial landscape, the state administration has planned to develop data centre park in Noida. This structure will reportedly spread over 200 acres of land at Sector 28 of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority and attract investments from IT industry giants in India and abroad. The plan is expected to roll out by the end of August.

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