Lockdown 3.O Day 5: 11 new cases out of 738 samples in Uttar Pradesh

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Lucknow, May 8: Continuation of increase in the number of coronavirus infected patients in the state has witnessed 11 more cases on Friday.

Of the 738 samples tested on Thursday in the Microbiology Department of the King Georgeโ€™s Medical University (KGMU) of the capital, 11 reported to be positive cases on Friday.

These include 05 patients from Lucknow, 03 from Kanpur, 02 from Rampur and 01 from Saharanpur.

According to the report, 33-year-old male, 55-year-old female and 24-year-old youth are among Lucknow patients. All three are residents of Agra and admitted to the medical college. Apart from this, 27-year-old man and 50-year-old man have also been admitted in the capital.

The patients from Kanpur are 24-year-old man, 12-year-old boy and 48-year-old male. Two patients of Rampur have one male and one female. No other information of both is available. At the same time, a 20-year-old man is Saharanpur’s patient.

Work to bring the economy back on track also started

Meanwhile, with the effective fight against Corona, the work to bring back derailed the state’s economy on track has also commenced. Work started again on Friday morning at the Noida-based Samsung Mobile Factory. About 3000 workers were brought to the factory by buses. The government has allowed factories with fewer workers to resume work.

Prepare a comprehensive employment plan

At the same time, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has given instructions to prepare a comprehensive work plan of employment for migrant workers and labourers.

He has said that employment should be made by connecting workers and labourers with MGNREGA, MSME, ODOP, Vishwakarma Shram Samman Yojana, Women’s Self Help Group, Dairy, Food Processing and Cow Shelter.

Action should also be taken to provide employment to migrant workers through milk societies and plant nurseries.

He has instructed that the details of the industrial units operating in the state and the employment available to the people through them should be compiled. The women self-help groups should be made more effective by linking them with the manufacture of masks, pickles, jam, jam, papad etc.