Over 1 crore Covid-19 tests conducted in UP, 52k active cases in state now

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Tackling the pandemic with a swift testing and isolation mechanism, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that the total number of COVID-19 tests has surpassed one crore mark in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of hospitals of Level 1 and Level 2 in six districts of the State, the Chief Minister said, “Today, we have completed one crore COVID-19 tests in Uttar Pradesh. We have conducted 1.5 lakh tests per day for the past 45 days,” the Chief Minister said.

He also outlined that a good infrastructure of Covid-19 testing and treatement has been created in the state in the last six months. Six months back, we did not have facilities to tackle coronavirus in the State. We had to recommend patients to Delhi for better treatment. But now, we have built level 1 and level 2 facilities in various hospitals,” Yogi told reported.

As per the Union Health Ministry, Uttar Pradesh has 52,160 active COVID-19 cases, 3,36,981 cured, discharged or migrated and 5,715 patients who succumbed to the virus.

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