Lucknow for the past nine days has been virus free, as no new coronavirus positive case had surfaced in the city since March 20th, when 4 new cases were reported here on the same day. However, after 9 days without any new positive coronavirus case, a new case was reported in the city on Monday.
In an effort to provide safe and sound lodging facilities for doctors, nurses, paramedics and other medical workers, UP Government authorities have taken over 4 major luxury hotels in the city. With the help of this, the medical workers constantly in contact with the Coronavirus strain will be kept isolated, so that the virus doesn't spread around.
The Covid 19 pandemic has been declared a disaster by Lucknow authorities who are trying to contain the impact of this deadly disease. The contagious viral disease which has taken over our communities and our lives has killed over 25 people in the country so far, while also putting the entire nation under a lockdown which is expected to last till 14th April. Hence, it has also put several daily wage workers and unskilled labours out of a job.
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In the wake of the looming COVID-19 threat, Lucknow residents have been staying indoors and simultaneously, the streets have been empty and the air, cleaner. Breaking the silence of the missing urban rush on Friday, Lucknow has been drenched in a loop of incessant rainfall for the greater part of the day. Lucknowites woke up to a windy morning and this sudden change of weather has definitely brought in a pleasant change of mood amidst the prevailing gloom.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and 21 days of lockdown issued by the authorities, we're all confined to our homes. But the concerned administrators have also kept the basic needs of the citizens in mind and have brought in relevant regulations and directives as per the situation.
Medicines fall under the category of essential commodities and to our relief, there are pharmacies in Lucknow which are providing the residents with door-to-door delivery services. This step is intended towards decreasing the number of people out in the streets and this delivery system will also put a cap on the panic buying situation which has taken over the residents right now.
We are all currently under a 3 week long lockdown. Being trapped inside our own homes with little to cheer us up, the mood across the nation is quite dreary. However, we have a piece of news that just might cheer your dull faces up. Lucknow has not seen any new Coronavirus case since 20th March.
On last Friday, 4 new Covid-19 positive cases were reported in Lucknow and since then no new coronavirus case has been reported in Lucknow.
India as of 25th March, went into a 21-day lockdown which has been implied across the country for better protection against the Covid-19 pandemic. The lockdown has been put in place to ensure that the contagious coronavirus disease does not spread to a huge number of people in the country and can be contained. To ensure a panic is not created in the state capital and people get the basic amenities they require, Lucknow administration has put in place a home delivery system for essential commodities.