UP sees single-day Covid jump of 22,439; Lucknow tops tally with 5,183 cases
Uttar Pradesh on Thursday reported its highest single-day spike in coronavirus numbers and for the first time crossed 22,000 new cases.
LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh has broken all records of Covid infection this year. Uttar Pradesh on Thursday reported its highest single-day spike in coronavirus numbers and for the first time crossed 22,000 new cases.
On Thursday, 22,439 new coronavirus cases have been found in the state. While in Lucknow , new 5,183 cases of corona have been reported in a day.
UP Board Exams Postponed:
Amid the growing cases of Coronavirus, Yogi Adityanath-led UP Government has decided to postpone the UP board exams. The new dates for UP Board Exams are not yet announced. According to the officials, the new dates for conducting the UP Board exams will be announced only after the coronavirus pandemic is controlled in the state.
The UP government has extended the night curfew timings from 8 pm to 7 am in districts with over 2,000 active Covid-19 cases. These include Noida, Lucknow, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Kanpur Nagar and Gorakhpur.
Schools Closed in UP:
Schools in Uttar Pradesh will also remain closed till 15 May. The board exams for classes 10 and 12 students have been postponed till 20 May, the Uttar Pradesh government said today after a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
CM Yogi tests COVID-19 Positive:
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Corona has become infected. He himself has given this information by tweeting. CM Yogi said that on seeing the initial symptoms, I got Covid examined and my report has come positive. I am in self isolation and fully following the consultation of physicians. I am doing all tasks virtually.
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