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More than 50% of healthcare workers in Lucknow complete COVID inoculation process

Out of a total tally of 43,119 frontline workers in Lucknow, 47.6% have completed the course of two doses.

Amid rising COVID cases in recent times, the vaccination schedules in Lucknow have brought good news. As per reports, over 50% of the health workers in the state capital have been administered both jabs of the vaccine, completing the entire process of immunisation. Taking the total count of such beneficiaries to 36,693, this accomplishment was reflected in the records, post the inoculation drive on Friday.

47.6% of frontline workers in the city given both doses of the vaccine

As per reports, 53.5% of the individuals have been vaccinated against the total of 68,519 healthcare workers in the city. In addition to this, oc, reportedly.

With the launch of the vaccination drive in the country on January 16, all targetted individuals had to receive two jabs separated by a period of 28 days for the immunisation process to be deemed as complete.

While the state authorities are deliberating upon the initiation of inoculation drives for citizens aged 18-45, Lucknow has witnessed a significant turnout rate in the current round. In the ongoing phase of the vaccination, individuals above 45 with comorbidity(s) and all senior citizens can avail the vaccine jabs. Given that some states in the nation are affected by the second wave of an accelerated COVID spread, authorities in Lucknow are trying hard to curtail the containment and expand vaccination schedules.

Around 1.5 lakh individuals fined for not wearing masks in the city

Reportedly, the police authority in Lucknow informed that nearly 1.5 lakh people have been fined for not adhering to the mask-wearing protocol since the time the restrictions were imposed last year. He further said that around 16,567 people were penalised during 2021 itself. Further, he remarked that given the upcoming Holi festival, the police department is making sure that all individuals wear masks at markets and crowded spots in the city.

Fluctuating COVID count in Lucknow after a long period of stability

On Monday, the active case count in Lucknow was marked at 659. Besides this, the city has witnessed a cumulative count of 82,685 COVID-affected individuals and 1,192 fatalities till Monday morning. With the notable hike in the numbers in the past few days, the administrative and medical officials have deployed a stringent watch on the prevailing circumstances.

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UP Elections 2022: Postal ballot facility to be rolled out for elderlies & COVID patients

Postal ballot box will be provided at homes to ensure that senior citizens, COVID-19 patients and the physically challenged persons are able to cast their votes in with ease

Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission has launched a postal ballot facility to ease matters for citizens. Amid concerns over rising COVID-19 cases, the EC stressed that their first and foremost objective is a 'COVID safe election'. The postal ballot box will be provided at homes to ensure that senior citizens, COVID-19 patients and physically challenged persons are able to cast their votes in with ease while ensuring that no citizen of India is deprived of their universal adult franchise.

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3,517 new cases reported in Lucknow on Wednesday

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With 3,517 new cases reported on Wednesday, the surge in COVID cases continues in Lucknow. This has brought up the total number of active cases in the city to 16,943. According to the daily health bulletin released by the administration, one casualty related to coronavirus was also marked in the city on January 19. Read more to know about the current status of coronavirus in Lucknow and other districts of Uttar Pradesh.

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SGPGI in Lucknow issues fresh guidelines for consultations in OPD & IPD admissions

Apart from the RT-PCR, a negative TrueNat test report of COVID will also be accepted at the time of entry in PGI

In view of the rising COVID cases in the city, the administration of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences has issued new guidelines for admission in the Outpatient Department(OPD) and Inpatient Department (IPD). As per the new rules, a negative COVID test report is mandatory for those intending to get appointments for consultations with doctors or admission in IPD. Read on to know more about the fresh guidelines now applicable at SGPGI in Lucknow.

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Industrial plots in Talkatora & Aishbagh areas of Lucknow can be used as housing units!

The decision has come as a big relief to the owners of a few industrial plots who've been waiting to use their lands for housing purposes for many years

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India registers over 2.8 lakh fresh COVID cases on Wednesday

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Registering a spike of more than 18% on the daily COVID figures of the previous day, India reported 2,82,970 fresh cases of coronavirus on Wednesday. According to the press release issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, adding the cases detected on January 18, the active caseload of the country has now climbed to 18,31,000 cases.

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