42 UP Districts Now Coronavirus-free, State Limits Fresh Infections Below 50 For Consecutive Two Months

42 UP Districts Now Coronavirus-free, State Limits Fresh Infections Below 50 For Consecutive Two Months

Lucknow, Oct 19 (TNA) With an emphasis on strict screening, proper treatment and aggressive vaccination, Uttar Pradesh has been able to restrict the number of fresh Covid-19 cases below 50 for over two consecutive months and 42 districts are now Covid-free, an official said on Tuesday.

Indicating consistent decline, the state of Uttar Pradesh on Monday recorded as many as 9 fresh cases, testifying success of the multi-pronged approach adopted by the state government in limiting the transmission of the virus in the densely populated state.

Fresh cases have declined by more than 38,000 from their peak which was 38,055 on April 24. Continuing its positive recovery trend, Uttar Pradesh also saw as many as 4 Covid-19 patients discharged, adding up to the recovery of 16,87,015 people so far.

Consequently, the daily test positivity rate (TPR) in Uttar Pradesh has dipped to lower than 0.01 per cent from a high of over 16.84 per cent in April. Test positivity rate is the percentage of samples that test positive out of the total numbers of samples evaluated.

With the Covid condition in the state improving day by day, the recovery rate has climbed up to 98.8 per cent. The active and fresh cases have declined to zero in Amroha, Ayodhya, Badaun, Baghpat, Ballia, Barabanki, Basti, Bahraich, Bijnor, Chandauli, Chitrakoot, Deoria, Etah, Etawah, Farrukhabad, Fatehpur, Gonda, Hamirpur, Hapur, Hardoi, Hathras, Jaunpur, Jhansi, Kanpur Dehat, Kanpur Nagar, Kasganj, Kaushambi, Kushinagar, Lakhimpur-Kheri, Lalitpur, Mahoba, Mirzapur, Mainpuri, Mau, Pratapgarh, Rampur, Sant Kabir Nagar, Shamli, Shravasti, Sitapur, Unnao and Sonbhadra.

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