So far, 6,679 active cases of corona in UP, 14,808 patients cured

Lucknow, June 28: The number of active cases of global pandemic novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the state has now mounted to 6,679 in 75 districts.

At the same time, 14,808 people have been sent homes after recovering completely. Now the percentage of discharge is 66.86 percent.

In the last 24 hours, 606 new cases of infection have been reported.

Apart from this, 660 people have died due to this virus in the state so far.

Record 20,782 corona samples tested on Saturday

Additional Chief Secretary, Health Amit Mohan Prasad said on Sunday that 20,782 samples were tested in various laboratories of the state on Saturday. Earlier, 20,028 samples were tested on Friday, 19,387 on Thursday, 16,521 on Wednesday, 15,113 on Tuesday, 14,676 on Monday and 15,079 on previous Sunday.

At the same time, 6, 84,296 corona samples have been tested in the state so far, he said.

10,375 samples tested through 1,899 pools

 He said 10,375 samples were tested on Saturday through 1,899 pools. Of these, five samples per pool were tested through 1,723 pools, of which 176 pools were reported positive. At the same time, ten samples were tested per pool through 176 pools, out of which 32 reported positive.

“Earlier on Friday, a total of 10,485 samples were tested through 1,912 pools. Of these, five samples per pool were tested through 1,727 pools, of which 219 were reported positive. At the same time, ten samples per pool were tested through 185 pools, of which 29 reported positive,” Prasad told.

He further added, on Thursday, a total of 10,710 samples were tested through 1,960 pools. Of these, five samples per pool were tested through 1,778 pools, of which 189 reported positive. At the same time, ten samples per pool were tested through 182 pools, of which 32 reported positive.

“A total of 8,945 samples were tested through 1,616 pools on Wednesday. Of these, five samples per pool were tested through 1,443 pools, of which 223 reported positive. At the same time, ten samples per pool were tested through 173 pools, of which 45 reported positive,” officer apprised.

A total of 7,880 samples were screened through 1,446 pools on Tuesday. Of these, five samples per pool were tested through 1,316 pools, out of which 230 reported positive. At the same time, ten samples per pool were tested through 130 pools, of which 26 reported positive, he told.

He added on Monday, various samples were tested through 1,344 pools. Five samples per pool were tested through 1,242 pools. At the same time, ten samples per pool were tested through 102 pools.

93,646 people were contacted from control room regarding Aarogya Setu app

He informed that the alerts received by those who download the ‘Aarogya Setu’ app in the state are being sent to the respective districts. At the same time, people who have come in contact with infected people are being informed and contacted through the control room. So far 93,646 people have been contacted. They have been advised to be vigilant.

ASHA workers reach 19, 01,712 migrant workers’ homes

Additional Chief Secretary said that 19, 01,712 migrant workers have been visited by the ASHA workers so far. Out of these, symptoms of cold, cold, fever, breathlessness etc. were found in 1,664 people. Samples were sent for their corona examination. Of these, reports of 1,253 people were received, of which 231 were found to be corona infected.

Health teams reached 5.60 crore people

He informed that the health department teams are constantly reaching out and surveying people in different areas. So far 1, 49,840 teams have surveyed 5, 60, 53,424 people from 1, 09, 93,288 households.

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