Coronavirus under control in UP, only 43 new cases found

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Coronavirus under control in UP, only 43 new cases found

Monday, 26 July 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

Additional Chief Secretary (Medical and Health) Amit Mohan Prasad said that 43 more people tested positive for novel coronavirus infection across the state in the last 24 hours, while 66 COVID-19 patients recovered during the same period.
“Coronavirus is under control in the state. There are only 868 active cases and the recovery rate is 98.6 per cent,” Prasad said during his daily press briefing here on Sunday.
He said Uttar Pradesh was the state with the highest number of tests and vaccinations in the country. He said over six crore samples had been tested for coronavirus infection in UP with more than 2.50 lakh samples being tested in the last 24 hours.
“Uttar Pradesh is the first state in the country to administer more than 4.43 crore Covid vaccine doses. More than 76 per cent of the healthcare workers and 61 per cent front line workers have received both doses of the vaccine,” Prasad said.

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