Lucknow, May 1: Coronavirus positive cases in Uttar Pradesh rose to 2281 and expanding to 63 districts with number of deaths also going up to 41 on Friday. State Principal Secretary Health Amit Mohan Prasad said here to the media that number of recovered patients is too increasing and now 555 people have fully recovered and were released from hospital.
He said there are 1685 active patients in the state as on today (Friday). The official said the number of tests was increasing day by day and on Thursday 4177 samples were tested. Besides, 349 pool tests of 1649 samples were also done in which eight pools were found positive. There are 1791 people admitted to the isolation Covid hospitals while 11,782 people are in quarantine facility. The state has a facility of 18,000 beds of isolation and 22,000 beds for quarantine in the three level hospitals. However, Mr Prasad reiterated that there is no stigma on anyone detected with the virus but if the patient comes to the hospital at the earlier stage then it get treated fast.(UNI)