COVID-19: Positive cases in UP surges to 3,664
Uttar Pradesh

COVID-19: Positive cases in UP surges to 3,664

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Lucknow, May 12 : With 112 fresh cases of COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, now the total cases in the state has reached 3,664 and the death toll has gone up to 82 with two more deaths. However in a positive approach, the number of recovered patients in the state is more than the active patients, second day continuous. A total of 1873 patients have recovered including 115 on Tuesday while the total number of active patients stands at 1709. But the death toll increased by two and total touching to 82 , with fresh deaths reported one each from Hapur and Meerut .

Now total 74 districts have been affected with Coronavirus and just Chandauli district remains the only district where till date no Coronavirus case has been reported so far. Now the deaths were reported were one each at Lalitpur, Amroha, Prayagraj, Etah, Basti, Hapur Mainpuri , Shravasti, Bareilly, Kanpur Dehat, Varanasi, Bulandshahar and Lucknow ,14 in Meerut, 7 in Moradabad, 4 in Firozabad, 2 in Jhansi, 2 in Gautam Buddha Nagar, 2 in Ghaziabad , 3 in Aligarh ,24 in Agra, 6 in Kanpur and 4 in Mathura. Of the total cases, 1221 are from Tablighi Jamaat and their contacts .

According to a health department report during the past 24 hours new cases were reported are 24 in Agra, , 4 in Lucknow , 4 in Ghaziabad, 7 in Gautam Buddha Nagar, 5 in Kanpur,2 in Moradabad, 14 in Meerut , 3 in Baghpat , 5 in Kannauj, 3 in Gonda , 3 in Aligarh,6 in Jalaun,5 in Siddharthnagar,5 in Amethi, 6 in Farrukhabad, 2 each in Hapur, Hardoi, Pratapgarh, Bijnor,Chitrakoot and one each in Varanasi, Shamli,Bulandshahr, Firozabad ,Banda , Maharajganj, Bahraich, and Fatehpur .

According to the reports cumulative number of Passengers under observation as on today was 209202,total number of symptomatic travelers identified in UP till date was 48843 and number of symptomatic travelers hospitalized as on today was 1823. It further said that the number of people under institutional Quarantine was 9384 and the total number of travelers who have completed 28 days observation period was 112932. Total number of samples sent for testing was 140166 in which 3664 were found positive while 135754 were negative and 748 are awaited. The health department said that the total areas surveyed for containment activity was 70,129. Altogether 58,53,570 households were surveyed of Covid 19 in the state so far involving a population of 2,90,66,744.

Till date, 322686 travelers from corona affected countries and different States have been identified and tracked by District Surveillance Units, WHO-NPSP teams and supervisors of RNTCP. Around 207479 travelers being tracked today are under home isolation. Altogether 12,416 contacts of various positive cases are also being tracked and are in fine health. (UNI)