Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered to make the implementation of night curfew stricter in UP. Although the number of cases in the state are decreasing, people have been told to follow the Covid protocols.
From now on, the police will begin to play hooters from 9 o’ clock at night as a reminder of night curfew to shopkeepers and general public. The shopkeepers will have to close the shops by 10 PM.
Even though the state is doing great when it comes to dealing with Covid still they are taking actions to keep it up. Despite being the most populous state, UP is doing way better than other states at curbing coronavirus.
UP has only 342 active cases and here is a list of other states and their active cases. 50,183 in Maharashtra, 1,70,312 in Kerala, 19,318 in Karnataka, 18,352 in Tamil Nadu, 14,061 in Andhra Pradesh, 9,185 in West Bengal, 6,295 in Telangana.
Preparing for Third wave
Since the danger of a potential third wave of coronavirus is lurking, UP government is trying their best to prepare for it and go through it with least damage possible. Medical facilities are being increased and over 2.5 lakh tests are being done every day.
2,16,629 tests took place in last 24 hours in UP and 19 cases were registered. Over 7 crore tests have been done by the state and the positivity rate remains to be 0.01, while the recovery rate stands at 98.6%.
Talking about vaccination, more than 6 crore and 63 lakhs vaccinations have been done in the state.