Lucknow, 31 March: The process of coming up of new cases of coronavirus infection is not stopping across the state. In the last twenty four hours, there have been 1,230 new cases of virus infection across the state. Due to this the number of active cases has increased to 9,848. So far 8,811 people have died from the infection.
Additional Chief Secretary, Medical and Health Amit Mohan Prasad said on Wednesday that a total of 67,443 corona samples were tested in the state in one day yesterday, however, there was some decline in testing due to the festival of Holi but in a day or two, swab testing will be again above 125 lakhs like normal days.
“At the same time, a total of 3, 47, 98,213 samples have been investigated across the state so far. Out of total active cases of corona in the state, 6,269 people are admitted in home isolation and 273 patients in private hospitals. The remaining patients are undergoing treatment in government hospitals,” added Prasad.
He informed that so far 5, 98,535 people have been recovered from Covid-19 in the state. Surveillance work has also been accelerated as the state progresses. A population of 15,34,75,302 of 3,16,28,074 households has been surveyed through 5,15,545 team days in 1,88,515 areas through surveillance teams in the state.