Lucknow has been under the radar when it comes to the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the country. While the last Covid 19 positive case in Lucknow on 31st March, after being virus free for 9 days, 12 new cases have surfaced in the city, yesterday itself. The number of positive cases in Lucknow soared yesterday after 12 men who were found in the city's Sadar mosque tested positive for the life claiming disease.
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.
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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.
Coronavirus Lucknow news: Lockdown extended till Mar 27; new Covid-19 hospitals to be ready by weekend
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Tuesday announced that the lockdown will now be extended till March 27. The Chief Minister also announced a slew of measures to counter the spread of Coronavirus. He requested people to stay indoors and follow the instructions. Though shops selling essentials goods will remain opened, the Chief Minister warned people against hoarding of essentials goods.
He also stated that not more than two people will be allowed to purchase essentials from any shop at a given time.
The capital of Uttar Pradesh has been in a cloud of doubt and panic as the number of coronavirus positive patients in the city has increased from 3 to 8 over the last 24 hours. Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor tested positive for coronavirus on Friday and since then 4 fresh cases of coronavirus have taken the total number of positive cases in Lucknow to 8.