Lucknow: As things ease out in the state capital of Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh has managed to control the pace of Corona to a fairly great extent. In the past over 24 hours, 3.06 lakh corona tests were conducted in UP, in which 642 new cases have come out.
Even as 1231 people were discharged from hospitals after becoming corona free, the positivity rate has come down to 0.3 percent. The total number of active cases in the state has come down to 12,642. The corona recovery rate has reached 98% in the state.
Interestingly the state of Uttar Pradesh has become one of the only states to do more than 5 crore tests.
Here 10 times more tests are being done daily than the standard of the World Health Organization (WHO). Experts widely believe that the UP model is at the forefront of the country with CM Yogi’s aggressive contact tracing strategy. As per the WHO standard, there was a target of 32 thousand tests daily in UP, but on an average, more than 3 lakh tests are being done daily in UP.
In UP, 31 contact sample tests have been done on a positive case, while in Maharashtra – 6, in Karnataka – 11, in Kerala – 8, in Delhi – 14, in Tamil Nadu – 12, in Andhra – 11, contact sample tests have been done. In the Covid test conducted after March 31, 64 percent of the tests were done in rural areas.
RRTs and monitoring committees have gone from village to village and conducted a large number of tests. Despite more tests, cases of Covid are getting less in UP.
In UP, 64% of the tests were conducted in rural areas
The state with a population of 25 crores topped the country in controlling the second wave of Corona.
There are 11,67,952 active cases in the country.