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Uttar Pradesh on Monday saw a massive COVID spike, with 572 fresh cases added to the cumulative tally. This exponential virus spread has cut-short the doubling rate of infection to less than 2 days, raising COVID alarms across the state. As per reports, the maximum share of the fresh load, around 64%, is pooling in from 4 key districts, including Ghaziabad (130), Gautam Buddha Nagar (101), Meerut (49) and state capital Lucknow (86).

Active cases in UP jump to 6-fold high

UP's new rising rate of coronavirus infection is hinting at the emergent spike of 'third wave' in the state. Reportedly the number of new cases on December 30 was 193, which scaled up to 385 on New Years' Day and has been progressively rising since then. On Monday, the caseload balanced at 572 infections, contributing to a six-fold increase in the number of active cases in the state.

"Lockdown comes at a price while prevention is easier. Omicron, the new variant, may appear to be less lethal than the Delta strain, but it will cost lives when the pandemic peaks. No matter how much the government tries, prevention of pandemic remains a shared responsibility with citizens," a senior health official said.

33 hospital personnel test COVID positive in Lucknow

State capital Lucknow recorded around 86 cases on January 3 (Tuesday) up from 80 cases on Sunday. Fresh COVID-19 infections were detected in Alambagh, Aishbagh, Aliganj, Chinhat, Indiranagar, Itaunja, Kakori, Mohanlalganj, N.K Road, Red Cross, Sarojininagar and Silver Jubilee in the last 24 hours. Further, around 33 infections were reported among health care personnel of the Medanta Hospital, intensifying the pandemic threat in Lucknow.

"Most of the doctors who have been infected are those who go for sample collection and this could be the reason that they have contracted the disease.", said Medanta Hospital Director Dr Rakesh Kapoor.

To counter the rise, the distirct administration has stepped up its tracking, tracing and testing drive, along with vaccination for those over 15 years. The public is advised to adhere to all COVID-19 appropriate protocols, wear masks and maintain social distance and isolate immediately if they experience any symptoms of coronavirus.

KL Rahul likely to lead the debutant Lucknow franchise in 2022 IPL!

After starting his IPL career in 2014, KL had been leading Punjab Kings in the last two editions of the Indian Premier League.

The Lucknow IPL franchise is all set to make its entry in this year's Indian Premier League with KL Rahul as the team captain. Apart from KL Rahul, ahead of the mega auction that is set to take place on February 12 and 13, Marcus Stoinis and Ravi Bishnoi are also likely to be chosen by the debutant Lucknow franchise in this year's IPL edition. Read on to know more about RP Sanjiv Goenka Group-owned team Lucknow.

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Jaipur doctor features an award-winning international film!

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In the recently held Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF), the audience was elated to see an international documentary starring the city’s very own renowned rehabilitation physician, Dr. Pooja Mukul, ‘Price of Cheap’ is a documentary that tells the stories of modern slaves hidden in fashion supply chains, directed by filmmaker and screenwriter, Barry Stevens.

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iTHRIVE presents PCS Care, a holistic solution for post-COVID treatment

Moving forward with its revolutionary method of healthcare, iTHRIVE is here with the ultimate post-COVID care plan addressing all the aftereffects of this viral infection. Using its multidisciplinary approach, iTHRIVE's Post-COVID Recovery Programme- PCS Care tackles the underlying health issues in people with a history of COVID-19.

If you've started feeling low even after you're no longer infected with COVID, you are not alone. According to experts, people who have recovered from COVID continue to face fatigue and other underlying health problems including brain fog, heart palpitation or multi-organ conditions. To help people facing these troubles, iTHRIVE has a plan and that uses some simple herbs, nutrients, food and alternative modalities like meditation.

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With 31,111 fresh cases reported on Monday, Maharashtra's COVID graph marks a decline

Out of the total daily Covid cases detected in Maharashtra on Monday, Mumbai City reported 5,956 cases, marking a significant downfall from the fresh caseload noted on Sunday

After registering 46,723 new cases on January 12, the graph of daily COVID infection tally has been depicting a slight slump in Maharashtra. Registering a fall of around 10,000 cases from Sunday, 31,111 fresh COVID cases were detected across Maharashtra, on Monday. While this news brings a sense of relief for all, the rise in Omicron infection in the state has become a cause of concern in the state, claims health officials.

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2,716 fresh COVID cases & 1,420 recoveries reported in Lucknow on Monday

Ever since the outbreak of this pandemic, a total of 2,59,691 people have contracted the coronavirus infection in the city, so far

Amid the rising coronavirus infection, Lucknow marked yet another high on Monday with a total of 2,716 fresh COVID cases, taking the active caseload to 17,658. According to reports, Chief Medical Officer, Lucknow, also contracted the viral disease on Monday. With the active mark nearing the 20,000-mark now, the surge in cases has become a cause of concern for all. Read on to know more about the status of COVID in Lucknow.

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In an attempt to widen the coverage of vaccination among school students in Lucknow, the authorities have issued a new directive to the principals of all the schools in the city. As per the notice issued by the authorities on Monday, the school administration is now responsible for the vaccination drive that is set to take place on the school campus. Read on to know more about the vaccination drive of adolescents aged 15 to 17 in Lucknow.

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Chowmein gol-gappa from Lucknow is breaking the internet, would you try this bizarre fusion food?

While this new weird fusion food has divided the internet, what are your thoughts on it?

Moving over the iconic Tunday ke kebabs and Idrees ki biryani, Lucknow has a brand new offering for all the foodies who love to experiment with their food. Brace your heart for this one as it is not meant for the light-hearted (read stomach). Lucknow- the land of flavours presents Chowmein Gol Gappa! *drumrolls*

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