Lucknow, 09: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting of Team-09 on Monday and brainstormed on Covid management and gave instructions to the officers.

He once again directed that in the districts where Covid-19 cases are coming up more, wearing of masks should be made mandatory in public places.

Chief Minister Yogi said that due to successful implementation of the policy of Track, Test, Treat and Vaccination, effective control of Covid remains in Uttar Pradesh. At present, there are a total of 1567 active cases in the state. In this, 1487 people are taking health benefits at home. The number of tests needs to be increased.

In the last 48 hours, 305 new cases were confirmed in the entire state. 124 new cases are included in Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida), 41 in Ghaziabad, 23 in Lucknow, 20 in Agra. During the same period 771 people also became healthy. In Hamirpur and Lalitpur also, new cases have been confirmed in double digits. Their contact tracing and travel history should also be assessed. In districts where more cases are being received, it has been made mandatory to wear face masks in public places. It should be implemented effectively.

Yogi said that under the guidance of the Prime Minister, in the last five years, Uttar Pradesh has emerged on the national stage as the best destination for industrial investment in the country. Uttar Pradesh, which was ranked 14th till 2017 in the national ranking of Ease of Doing Business, is at the second position today. Now “Team UP” will have to work with the goal of coming first in this ranking.

The CM said that all necessary cooperation should be given by the government to the institutions wishing to set up universities in the private sector. Establishment rules, qualifications have also been simplified as much as possible. Never keep such proposals pending.