Covid Positivity Rate In UP Drops To 0.01%, 55 Districts Corona-Free Now
Lucknow, July 30 (TNA) With zero active cases in nine more districts of the state, the COVID positivity rate in Uttar Pradesh dropped to 0.01% on Friday, an official spokesman said. At present, the number of cases in the state is 729. This is encouraging, the official said, since almost 2.5-3 lakh tests are being done daily.
In Aligarh, Amroha, Basti, Etah, Hathras, Kasganj, Kaushambi, Mahoba and Shravasti districts, now there is not a single patient of Covid left. The chief minister Yogi Adityanath has however cautioned people not to get callous and watch out for their behaviour, which he underlines, has to be Covid appropriate.
So far, more than 6.52 crore samples have been tested in the state of which 2.44 lakh tests were done in the past one day. Of these 42 new patients tested positive, while 91 patients were discharged after recovering.
No new cases were confirmed in double digits in any district. Not a single new case of infection was found in 55 districts, while in 20 districts, patients were found in single digits. The recovery rate of corona in the state is 98.6%. So far, more than 16 lakh 84 thousand 925 residents of the state have recovered after getting free from corona infection.