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.
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.
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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.
An administrative disaster has hit Lucknow as 2,290 people who tested positive for COVID-19 from July 23 to July 31 in the city submit false personal information to various authorities during their coronavirus tests. This information includes their names, contact number and residential address which are tracked and monitored by the administration for updates.