Lucknow witnessed the recovery of 90 COVID-19 patients. Active cases down by more than 50%.
During such testing times when news pieces are nothing but disturbing, it is also essential to keep our eyes focused on the hopeful part of the situation. Although Uttar Pradesh has around 3,000 confirmed cases of corona at the moment, there are over 1100 recovered patients till date and on the 6th of May itself, Lucknow witnessed the recovery of 90 COVID-19 patients.
What's the Highlight?
Presently, Lucknow has 231 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the city has shown a remarkable result of 90 recoveries within a day. The all total number of healed patients in the city stands at 161 and so far, Lucknow has 69 active cases with a single demise in its record. Approved by the ICMR, the Uttar Pradesh government has started 'pool testing' as well, which involves collective testing of about ten samples at one go.
The city's prestigious KGMU hospital and its team of real heroes (doctors) is also running convalescent plasma therapy on patients affected critically with the virus and according to official reports, Lucknow has a better recovery rate than the national average. Many hospital authorities are also giving their cured patients a warm send off in order to spread good cheer after days of doom.
A message to all our readers
In the midst of such worrying state of affairs in India and the nation at large, we also need to focus on the positive side of this pandemic. This piece of news has surely boosted our wilting morale and has given us a speck of hope which we need to hold on to. So in a bid to flatten the curve, we sincerely request you to undertake the precautionary measures as directed by the authorities and do stay indoors until further notice. Lets help the healthcare professionals help us. Remember to wash and sanitise your hands religiously and contact your nearest medical professional at the slightest sign of any of the symptoms.