Lucknow. In the last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh, 25 more people were killed with covid-19 infected. At the same time, 672 new cases of infection were reported. Additional Chief Secretary of the Medical and Health Department of the state Amit Mohan Prasad said on Tuesday that during the last 24 hours, 25 more people killed covid-19 infected in the state. With this, the death toll has risen to 697. He said that 672 new cases of covid-19 infection have been reported in this period. The number of cases under treatment at present is 6711. So far 16084 people have recovered and gone home. The percentage of patients recovering now has increased to 68.46%.
Prasad said that at present, 6714 people are being treated in separate wards in the state and there are 4908 people in the segregation center, whose samples are being tested. He said that 21414 samples were tested in the state on Tuesday and so far 727793 samples have been tested in the state. Prasad said that fulfilling the target of preparing one and a half lakh beds by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, now a total of 151172 beds have been ensured in L1, L2, L3 hospitals of the state. He said that many types of communicable diseases are spread during the rainy season, including dengue, malaria, chikungunya, encephalitis, JE and AES. To prevent them, a month-long communicable disease campaign is being started from July 1.
Additional Chief Secretary informed that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will start it from Lucknow on Wednesday. On this occasion, programs will be organized to start the campaign in all 75 districts, which will include ministers, MPs and MLAs. He informed that during this campaign, many departments including city development, Panchayati Raj Department, Education Department, Divyang People Empowerment will work. Apart from this, from 16 July to 31 July, Asha workers will launch a Dastak campaign, in which they will go door-to-door to make people aware.