Coronavirus Pandemic

India: 31 districts of Uttar Pradesh are Covid free, says state government

Filed on September 20, 2021

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In the last 24 hours, the state has reported only 17 new cases out of 182,742 samples tested

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday said there are no active cases of Covid-19 in 31 districts of the state.

According to data, these 31 districts are: Aligarh, Amroha, Auraiya, Ayodhya, Azamgarh, Ballia, Banda, Basti, Bahraich, Bhadohi, Bijnor, Etah, Farrukhabad, Gonda, Hamirpur, Hapur, Hathras, Kanpur Dehat, Kasganj, In Mahoba, Mirzapur, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Pilibhit, Pratapgarh, Rampur, Saharanpur, Shamli, Shravasti and Sultanpur.

As per the state’s health bulletin, a total of 17 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh out of 182,742 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported 15 new recoveries taking the overall recovery tally to 1,6 86,599.

Overall, the state has a total of 194 active cases, while the positivity rate came down to less than 0.01 per cent. The recovery rate, meanwhile, has improved to 98.7 per cent.

The state government has conducted more than 76.5 million tests so far. On average, 250,000 tests are being done every day

The state government said that over 94.2 million people have been vaccinated so far of which 16.6 million people have been administered both the doses and 50 per cent of people in the state above the age of 18 years have received their first dose of vaccine.

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