Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said that there are 33,900 active cases of COVID-19 in the state, adding that 90 per cent of these patients are asymptomatic.
After inspecting the Integrated COVID Control Centre in Lucknow, the UP CM said, “Currently, there are 33,900 active cases in the state. 90 per cent of these patients are asymptomatic, and under home isolation.
Integrated COVID Control Centre in every District keeps in touch with COVID-19 patients and provides them with medical kits.” He further said that there are 4,800 COVID-19 cases in Lucknow, of which 45 patients are admitted to the hospital. Speaking to reporters, Adityanath said, “The new variant of COVID-19, Omicron, is quickly transmitting, but it is also less virulent.
If a patient is infected with COVID-19, then within 3-4 days the patient will recover from the infection.” He added that over 21 crore doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered until now in the state.
Uttar Pradesh reported 6,411 new cases of COVID-19 in a day on Friday, said the State Health Department on Saturday.
A total of 9,44,29,513 samples have been tested so far, added the health department. Out Of the 6,411 new cases, 867 cases were reported from Lucknow, 1,141 from Gautam Buddha Nagar, 636 from Meerut and 683 from Ghaziabad.