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Oxygen cylinder blast at Lucknow's Chinhat area stirs city dwellers amid widespread COVID chaos

While Lucknow stands shrouded beneath a storm of COVID troubles, an incident at the city's KT Oxygen Filling Station in Chinhat, has raised eyeballs across the city. An oxygen cylinder burst out at 3:30 PM on Wednesday while being reloaded at the facility and chaotic circumstances ensued after that. Taking quick control of the situation, the authorities implemented a relief program to help the individuals affected by the blast and further investigation has been initiated.

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500-bed dedicated COVID hospital at Lucknow's Awadh Shilpgram starts operations today!

In a significant move to release pressure on Lucknow's overburdened medical infrastructure, the COVID hospital developed by the Defence Research Development Organisation, will start admitting patients from today. Established in a record time of two weeks, this 500-bed facility at Awadh Shipgram has been built after the Lucknow MP, who is also the Defence Minister of the country, issued orders in this regard.

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Community kitchens to feed the marginalised across Lucknow, Kanpur & other UP districts!

Highlighting the need for assured food supplies for all, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh ordered that community kitchens must be functional in all districts of the state. This move is being initiated by the state administration to ensure that no deprived individual has to fight an additional battle of hunger amid the current COVID crisis. As per a senior official, these community kitchens will provide meals to daily wagers and all needy people in the society.

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Oxygen Express delivers 80 MT of LMO amid rising demands in Lucknow on Tuesday!

Keeping the burgeoning demands of medical-grade oxygen in view, the Uttar Pradesh government has been trying to amplify 02 supplies for Lucknow. In the latest string of developments, the Oxygen Express train from Jamshedpur, transported 10 containers of the life-saving necessity in the city on Tuesday. Starting its journey at 5 PM on Monday, the train reached the Charbagh Railway station at 2:30 PM today, with an approximated amount of 80 metric tonnes of oxygen.

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COVID vaccination drive to prioritize journalists & their families in Lucknow & other UP districts

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday, issued an official statement that focuses on prioritizing the inoculation of journalists and their families members, who are above 18 years of age. The current surge of new COVID cases witnessed a large number of journalists and their families being affected, which led the UP government to take this important step. Since news correspondents are equivalent to frontline workers due to their line of duty, this decision will definitely steer them towards a safer side.

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