So far, 2, 59,810 active cases of Covid-19 in the state.
16,514 people in 24 hours and a total of 7, 06,414 people have been discharged so far.
A total of 1, 96,889 samples were tested in a day and a total of 3, 90, 89,449 samples so far.
Helpline No. 18001805146 issued for doctor’s advice in home isolation.
Lucknow, 22 April: Coronavirus infection is spreading rapidly across the Uttar Pradesh. In the last 24 hours, 34,379 new cases of corona have been reported across the state. During this time 195 people lost their lives too.
State’s Additional Chief Secretary Medical and Health Amit Mohan Prasad said on Thursday that at present there are 2, 59,810 active cases of corona in the state. In the last 24 hours, 16,514 people have become healthy after getting treatment across the state taking the total cured people to 7, 06,414 across the state.
Contact the helpline number 18001805146 for doctor’s advice
Additional Chief Secretary Medical and Health informed that 2, 05,000 people are in home isolation in the state. He told that those who are in home isolation and want to seek the advice of a doctor, they can contact helpline number 18001805146.
He informed that the infection is currently at a rapid pace. Those living in home isolation have to follow the Covid-19 protocol with seriousness and rigor. If you are in home isolation and more than one person in your family is infected, then you should have a separate room and separate washroom arrangement and those who are not infected should use separate washrooms.
Meanwhile, those who are infected and stepping out of their houses is a punishable offense under the Uttar Pradesh Pandemic Act, under which penal action will be taken.
In such a situation, the Additional Chief Secretary has appealed to the people living in home isolation to fulfil the time limit of home isolation. They should not leave the house until the Covid report comes negative. The duration of home isolation lasts for 17 days. In such a situation, all need to be cautious. Everybody use masks. Be sure to wash with sanitizer and hand soap.
A total of 1, 96,889 samples were tested in single day
Prasad informed that the capacity of testing is being continuously increased by doing a large number of testing works in the state. A total of 1, 96,889 samples were screened in the last one day taking the total testing to 3, 90, 89,449 in the state. A population of 15,96,53,764 of 3,30,21,200 households has been surveyed through 5,57,464 team days in 2,21,854 areas through surveillance teams in the state.
Total 1, 12, 85,169 doses of vaccine have been administered so far
He informed that the work of covid vaccination is underway in the state. Those who are above 45 years of age must get their Covid vaccination done. So far 94, 70,345 people have been given the first dose of vaccine whereas 18, 14,824 people have been given the second dose of vaccine out of those taking the first dose. Thus, a total dose of 1, 12, 85,169 vaccines has been applied.
He informed that the infection is not yet eradicated, hence special precautions are needed, after vaccination must also follow the Covid protocol. Continue to wash your hands with soap and water. Avoid visiting crowded places.