UP: 48 districts are now Covid-19 free, recovery rate over 98.7 per cent


Uttar Pradesh has strengthened its fight towards Covid. The Covid-19 control mechanism in Uttar Pradesh gets further strengthened as 48 districts have become free of Corona virus with active as well as fresh Covid-19 cases declining to zero.


The drop in fresh and active cases in Agra, Aligarh, Amethi, Amroha, Auraiya, Ayodhya, Azamgarh, Badaun, Balrampur, Barabanki, Basti, Bahraich, Bhadohi, Bijnor, Chandauli, Chitrakoot, Deoria, Etah, Etawa, Farrukhabad, Fatehpur, Firozabad, Ghazipur, Gonda, Hamirpur, Hapur, Hardoi, Hathras, Jalaun, Jaunpur, Kanpur Nagar, Kasganj, Kushinagar, Lalitpur, Maharajganj, Mahoba, Mainpuri, Mau, Mirzapur, Moradabad, Pratapgarh, Rampur, Shamli, Shravasti, Siddharthnagar, Sitapur, Sonbhadra and Unnao indicate complete elimination of coronavirus from over 64 per cent of the state.

In what comes as another relief, none of the 75 districts in Uttar Pradesh have reported fresh cases of corona virus infection in double-digits lately. Indicating signs that the dangerous virus is receding from the state, as many as 67 districts reported no case of covid-19 infection in the last 24 hours.

The Active Covid Caseload in the most populous state which was at a high of 3,10,783 in April, has been reduced to 99 now, whereas states like Kerala and Maharashtra account for a heavy active caseload of 68,630 and nearly 13,000 respectively.


The transmission levels in the state have been brought down by restricting the fresh cases below 50 for over three consecutive months.

Out of over 1.58 lakh samples tested in the last 24 hours, as many as 12 tested positive in the most populous state. In the same period, another 3 patients also recovered from the infection, adding to the recovery of over 16,87,265 people so far.

Proactive measures such as the aggressive ‘Trace, Test & Treat’ and prevention through vaccination and Partial Corona Curfew to eradicate the pandemic, the UP government is reaching the last mile within the state to curb the spread, as a result of which the positivity rate has slumped to lower than 0.01 per cent.

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