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UP Chief Minister reiterates to strengthen testing & contact tracing to contain COVID- 19

In Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has reiterated to strengthen testing and contact tracing for containing covid 19.   Mr Yogi was delivering a high level meeting on covid-19 at Lucknow yesterday. The Chief Minister emphasized on public awareness by using public address systems at main  markets and other crowded places.  

Our correspondent reports, the recovery rate of covid-19 is  continuously increasing in the state and it has reached to 81. 25%  yesterday. Additional Chief Secretary health Amit Mohan Prasad told that during the last 24 hours 6,589 covid patients were cured.  Meanwhile during the same period comparatively lesser 5,722 new patients of Covid 19 were detected.  He said that as of now 2,96,183 people have fully recovered from Corona .  Presently there are 63,134 active patients of covid-19 in the state out which 32,313 are living in home isolation. The testing of samples is continuously increasing in state.  Yesterday 1,50,085 samples were tested for covid-19 and  as of now  88,26, 726 samples were tested in the state.

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