Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated 6 L-2 Covid Hospitals in Mirzapur, Bhadohi, Shamli, Bareilly, Amethi and Sant Kabir Nagar in a virtual medium at his government residence. UP Chief Minister said that more than one crore Covid19 Tests have also been completed in Uttar Pradesh today, this is a record.
In each district, the chain of L-1 hospital, establishment of L-2 dedicated Covid hospital and the construction of L-3 Covid hospital in higher medical institutes and medical colleges have been accelerated. He said that the state government succeeded in controlling the positivity rate and mortality of Covid-19. Also, by improving the recovery rate has created confidence in the general public.
UP which has the highest corona test conducted in the country, has also increased the testing facilities rapidly. In March, it had a capacity of only 72 tests per day, while now more than one and a half lakh people are being tested every day. In the last three months, only 54.4 lakh people were screened, that is, more than half of the tests were done. Of this, 44 lakh tests were conducted in the month of September alone.
CM Yogi said that this has been possible only due to good teamwork. Tamil Nadu is second state after Uttar Pradesh with 72 lakh corona tests. From the beginning in UP the focus was on increasing the corona tests. Corona’s pool test was started here for the first time in the country. Corona’s RTPCR test, Antigen test, TrueNat and CB NET test are being done. There are now 200 government and private laboratories for testing corona in the state.
CM Yogi Adityanath, while instructing to complete the door-to-door survey, surveillance and investigation work at a meeting of Team 11 held at his government residence on Wednesday, said that the state government is fighting the battle against Covid-19 with full speed. He said that the Integrated Command and Control Center has an important role in controlling the spread of corona and providing better treatment to patients, so it should be carried out in all districts with full activeness.
He asked the patients living in home isolation to communicate with the district level through Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s helpline. He also instructed for continuous monitoring of surveillance. CM Yogi said that this is very important, so do not be negligent at any level in it. Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh and Chief Secretary RK Tiwari and other senior officials were present on the occasion.