Lucknow, April 5 (TNA) Uttar Pradesh has reported 3999 fresh cases of COVID in the past 24-hours, an official of the health department informed on Monday. 13 death have also been reported of which five were in the state capital. Lucknow logged 1133 cases of Coronavirus in one day and remained on the top of the fresh infection chart.
Prayagraj reported the second highest fresh cases - 479, while Varanasi, prime minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency has logged 337 fresh cases of the deadly virus. Kanpur city is close at 208 and one death. Two persons have died in Prayagraj. Gorakhpur, the karmbhoomi of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has also reported 102 new cases.
Chief minister while reviewing the situation of the pandemic in the state directed officials to step up vigil in districts where the case load was more than 100. He also asked authorities to ensure adequate number of beds, oxygen supply, medicines and medical staff at COVID hospitals.