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AYUSH doctors to aid in the treatment of COVID patients in Lucknow & other UP districts!

Attempting to supplement the medical facilities in the state, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has urged all Ayush doctors to join the team of healthcare workers involved in the treatment of COVID patients. Through an online conference with trained Ayush practitioners on Thursday evening, the CM asked them to participate in strengthening the battle against the pandemic. It has been said that they would function in synergy with the district authorities and the Integrated Command Control.

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COVID patients can now contact nodal officers at these 17 Lucknow hospitals to book a bed!

The Lucknow District Administration and Chief Medical Officer have issued new directives to city hospitals and care centres to ensure that each COVID patient gets her/his due treatment. While the state government has directed officials to impose strict fines on all hospitals that refuse care and treatment to patients, Lucknow's CMO has issued a contact list of nodal officers, to assure medical assistance to those who are not able to get a hospital bed.

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COVID-19 curve surges in Uttar Pradesh; Lucknow reports 325 fresh corona cases within 24 hrs

Uttar Pradesh is yet again witnessing a surging covid curve and within a day's time, the state has recorded 2,053 confirmed corona cases. On the other hand, the capital city, Lucknow, has recorded 325 cases on Monday which has pushed the city's covid tally to 69,567 as yet. Reportedly, approximately 74% of the total patients in Lucknow have opted for home isolation and the recovery rate is currently pegged at 93.69% while the fatality rate is marked at 1.43%. Keeping the swelling numbers in sight and to curtail the spread, the state government has put forward a new set of guidelines.

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Uttar Pradesh sets a record, produces 1.7cr litres of sanitizers

Since the time the lockdown was put in place in March, Uttar Pradesh has set a record by producing over 1.7 crore litres of sanitizer, following the Covid-19 pandemic. Masks and sanitizers have been the issued weapons to battle this contagious virus and now this figure proves the ample supply of this important item, which was initially scarce or sold out in the cities and the state. The Additional Chief Secretary, Cane Development and Excise, Sanjay Bhoosreddy mentioned that the sanitizer production capacity of the state was around six lakh litres per day.

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UP has conducted 1,45,69,242 covid-19 tests till date; Lucknow's covid tally at 63,515

At present Uttar Pradesh has 4,83,832 confirmed corona cases and the state has also reported 4,53,458 recoveries as well while the death tally stands at 7,051. Till date, Uttar Pradesh has conducted 1,45,69,242 covid-19 tests and within 24 hours, 1,37,970 samples of citizens have been collected and the Test Positivity Rate is currently marked at 3.3%. On Sunday, UP again ranked at the top spot in the country by testing almost 1.5 crore samples of the virus and these testing provisions have been scaled up, in an effort to arrest the spread, especially during this festive season.

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