Only five new cases of coronavirus infection were detected during the testing of 1.23 lakh samples across Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours.
During this period, eight people recovered from COVID-19 infection and at present the state has 129 active cases
Till date, the state has tested more than 8.12 crore samples for the deadly disease.
Additional Chief Secretary (Medical and Health) Amit Mohan Prasad told newsmen in Lucknow that Covid vaccination was being carried out across the state continuously and on Friday, a total of 77,196 doses of the vaccine were administered.
“Till Friday, the first dose of the vaccine had been administered to more than 9.22 crore people while 2.55 crore residents of the state have been totally vaccinated after being given both doses. Coronavirus infection is under control in the state but the pandemic is not over yet. Therefore, people should follow Covid norms and in case of any problem, contact Covid Helpline 18001805145,” the senior official said.