After Chandauli reported the first case of Covid-19 on Wednesday night, the entire Uttarpradesh including the 75 districts is now affected by the coronavirus.
The state, till Wednesday night, had reported 3,758 Corona positive cases out of which, 2,514 cases have been reported from nine districts, namely, Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Noida, Saharanpur, Firozabad, Ghaziabad and Moradabad. The number of deaths due to the deadly virus stands at 87.
Principal secretary health Amit Mohan Prasad said that the recovery rate was increasing which was a good sign.
He said that the ‘Aarogya App’ was being increasingly used and alerts were being followed for detection of new patients.
He said that testing had also increased in all districts, especially for migrant workers who are coming from other states.5405 tests have done in UP from Tuesday. He also added that people are under the strict surveillance of a large number of teams.