Wuhan virus: Now 485 hotspots in UP, 35 thousand houses are out of hotspot zones

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Lucknow, May 12: To curb the spread coronavirus infection, the state government is keeping a special watch on the hotspot areas. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath himself is seeking information about pandemic from senior officers every day. In the wake of infection, the number of hotspots in the state is being increased and reduced.

Additional Chief Secretary, Home Awanish Kumar Awasthi said on Tuesday that at present there are 485 hotspots in 318 police station areas of the state. Of these, 8, 56,000 houses have been identified. However, 10 hotspots have been reduced from Monday to Tuesday. Because of this, 35,000 houses have moved out of the hotspot.

FIR registered against 43,028 people under section 188

During the Covid-19 lockdown period in the state, the police department has registered an first information report (FIR) against 43,028 people under Section 188 so far. So far, 38,950 vehicles have been seized in intensive checking of 36, 51,188 vehicles in the state. A mitigation fee of about Rs.17.34 crore was recovered during the checking operation.

610 FIR on black marketing-hoarding

Awasthi told that in addition, permits for a total of 2, 25,546 vehicles have been issued for essential services.

He said that 280 people have been arrested, registering 610 FIRs against 778 people who committed black marketing and hoarding.

Payment to 31.70 lakh workers-destitute persons

Additional Chief Secretary informed that about 31.70 lakh labourers and destitute persons of urban and rural areas also connected with construction works under the labour maintenance scheme of Uttar Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board. Payment of Rs one thousand each to every labourer and worker has been made.

He informed that 71,225 industrial units of the state have been contacted, out of which salary of Rs 1563.09 crore has been disbursed by 67,427 units to their personnel.

18, 72,000 workers working in industries

There are currently 60,000 workers working in 734 industrial units. There are 1.6 million workers in 1, 09,043 small scale and large scale units. There are 2, 12,000 people in the 64,912 units of the small category. Thus, 18, 72,000 workers are working in industries.

23.46 lakh unskilled labourers working in 45,563 gram panchayats

He informed that work is being done in 45,563 gram panchayats with about 23.46 lakh unskilled labourers. Along with this, the work of brick-kilns is also going on. Crushing has been completed in more than half of the sugar mills of the state. Crushing has been completed in more than half of the sugar mills of the state.