In a government order issued from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer in Lucknow, new home isolation guidelines for coronavirus patients in the city are released. The directive includes the list of medicines and their dosage that needs to be taken by the infected and his family members to avoid transmission within the residence.
A record rise in the number of new cases were observed in Lucknow as 831 fresh cases were reported on Tuesday. This large influx of new cases is pinned to the fact that the city excelled in conducting over 1.1 lakh Covid-19 tests! Around 413 recoveries were also recorded in the city, taking the total count to 7317.
The University of Lucknow is trending on Twitter with the hashtag that reads Education Cannot Wait, and after this, it has released the set of guidelines for examinations this year. These exams are only for the final batches and all the other students in intermediate batches will be passed on an internal aggregate assessment.
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Lucknow's Cyber Crime Cell housed in the premises of the Hazratganj Police Station shuts down for the next 24 hours as 3 out of 9 detainees in the cell test positive for the novel coronavirus. The Superintendent of Police and 14 other police officers are quarantined as a precautionary measure.
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.
The procedure of issuing new learner's driving license in Lucknow, has been suspended till 14th of August, in the wake of rising coronavirus cases. All application slots scheduled during this this period have been revoked to maximise security of applicants from the increased transmission rate.
On Wednesday, Lucknow reported over 600 new COVID-19 cases within 24 hours, taking the total number of active cases to 4,513. This list of patients also includes the state law minister, Brijesh Pathak and 2 employees of the 1090 Women Power Line office.
Although the lockdown has been extended in containment zones till August 31, the authorities are coming up with constant changes to make our lives easier and to boost the economic conditions further. Along with a handful of relaxations pertaining to Unlock 3.0, the state officials have now lifted the time restrictions which were at place.
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.