Friday evening would have brought a sigh of relief for health and district officials in Lucknow, as for the first time in September new cases count came down to just 425. With this, 853 people recovered from the deadly virus and the active cases count came down to 8,954. So the question rises- Is the curve bending in Lucknow? Is Lucknow going the herd immunity way? Or is it too early to celebrate?
The capital city of Uttar Pradesh reported 507 new Coronavirus Cases on Monday. Lucknow is witnessing a sharp rise in positive Coronavirus cases since last 3 weeks now. Overall 9193 cases of the novel Coronavirus are reported in Lucknow. Currently, 4345 patients are undergoing treatment in the city and 4728 people have recovered.
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After recording the highest single day jump in the number of coronavirus cases on Sunday, July 5th, UP's total has reached 28,636, out of which 1488 cases are from Lucknow. The city is currently witnessing the fastest growth in Covid-19 cases since the outbreak in March.
In a bid to keep the economy afloat and to further make the current situation convenient for the residents, the Uttar Pradesh Government is granting us some major relaxations attached with stringent rules. From May 20, certain businesses can operate thrice a week in Lucknow from 7AM till 7PM while keeping the regulations in mind.
The shop owners are advised to sanitise their premises on May 20 before opening for public. All restaurants, bakeries and sweet shops can start home delivery of products from May 21.
The corona pandemic has been plaguing our lives for weeks now and the daily news updates about the number of victims and deaths are nothing but depressing. But in the recent times, the officials stats pertaining to COVID-19 cases in Lucknow is bringing us specks of hope. On the 10th of May, 16 patients in Lucknow were cured of the virus and discharged, which has also brought the number of active cases down to 53 from 69. At the moment, Uttar Pradesh has almost 3,500 confirmed corona cases and there are over 1500 recovered patients till date.