Lucknow. In the last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh , 1664 new cases of corona infection were reported, while 21 more people died and the number of people who lost their lives increased to 955 on Monday. Additional Chief Secretary (Home and Information) Avnish Kumar Awasthi said that 1664 new cases of infection have been reported in the last 24 hours, while 869 people went home fully treated and 21 people died. Thus the total cases of infection have increased to 38, 130 while the number of cases undergoing infection is 12, 972.
He said that 24, 203 people have gone to their homes after being fully treated and the death toll due to infection has reached 955. Awasthi said that about 36 thousand tests were done on Sunday. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed to increase the testing capacity to 50 thousand per day. He said that Kovid helpdesk is producing good results. A total of 19, 268 cases were investigated and 1427 patients were identified through Kovid helpdesk which were symptomatic.