Uttar Pradesh single-day records 278 COVID-19 deaths; 21,331 more test positive
A total of 29,709 people recovered from coronavirus in the past 24 hours.
LUCKNOW: On Monday, 21,331 new coronavirus cases have been found in Uttar Pradesh with 278 more fatalities. A total of 29,709 people recovered from coronavirus in the past 24 hours. At present there are 2,25,271 active cases in the state.
Cases in Uttar Pradesh
The state on Sunday reported 23,333 fresh cases, pushing the state's infection count to 14,80,315. As many as 298 more people were succumbed to the disease in the same duration.
While 34,636 people are discharged in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.
Uttar Pradesh extends 'corona curfew' till 17 May
The Uttar Pradesh administration has decided to extend the partial curfew imposed in the state till 17 May as Covid-19 cases continue to surge. Until relaxation of the orders, all shops and establishments are required to remain closed.
In addition to this, all essential services will be allowed and the Covid-19 vaccination drive will continue. The UP government had on 29 April announced that weekend curfews will hereon cover Mondays as well. It had later extended the order till 6 May and then extended it further till 10 May. The Allahabad High Court had on 27 April urged the state government to impose a lockdown for two weeks to contain the sharp spike in coronavirus infections.
Amid the surge in novel coronavirus cases and the state government's attempts to provide Covid-19 vaccines to all its citizens over 18 years, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday announced that jabs for 18-44 age group to be launched in 11 more districts of the state on Monday. Beneficiaries can register themselves online for the COVID-19 vaccine. The state government is receiving enough vaccines with help of the Central government, CM Yogi said. "Vaccine wastage had come down further," he added.
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