The Uttar Pradesh authorities on Monday claimed that recent Covid-19 cases have declined in the state, with 33,574 new cases being recorded in a 24-hour interval even because the variety of energetic cases in the state breached 3 lakh.
“In the last three days, fresh Covid-19 positive cases have gone down in the state. There is no shortage of beds, oxygen and life-saving drugs in the state,” ANI quoted Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as saying.
“In the last four years, we established 32 oxygen plants in the state. At present, we have 72 oxygen tankers transporting oxygen to hospitals across all districts in the state,” he added.
As per the state Health Department’s bulletin, the variety of energetic cases has additionally began to say no in among the worst-hit districts like Lucknow and Varanasi.
Active cases in Lucknow, which stood at 52,068 on Sunday, dropped to 50,627 on Monday with the restoration of 6,035 cases as in opposition to 4,566 new cases in the final 24 hours. In Varanasi too, the variety of energetic cases dropped from 17,321 on Sunday to 16,083 on Monday, in keeping with the federal government bulletin information.
There has been a slight lower in the variety of energetic cases in Prayagraj additionally, however in Kanpur Nagar, Meerut, Gorakhpur, Bareilly, there was an increase in energetic cases, officers mentioned.
“A slight decline is coming in the infection rate, which is a good indication. The Chief Minister has ordered during the review meeting to be in touch with people in home isolation and provide the required medicines. While efforts are being made to improve the oxygen supply, action is being taken against hospitals, which are spreading false rumours of shortage,” mentioned Additional Chief Secretary (Information) Navneet Sehgal.
Lucknow hospitals not giving beds: BJP MP
A day after Mohanlalganj MP Kaushal Kishore’s elder brother died of Covid-19, the BJP chief wrote to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday, expressing concern over the state of affairs at two authorities hospitals in the Lucknow. He additionally sought motion in opposition to these “failing to provide facilities to patients despite availability of beds” at these hospitals.
Kishore claimed that there have been empty beds at King George’s Medical University (KGMU) “but no new admissions [of Covid patients] are being done”, and demanded that inquiry be ordered.
He additionally alleged that at Balrampur hospital in Lucknow, there are 20 ventilators however solely 5 are operational. Kishore mentioned that if sufferers die due to unavailability of oxygen-equipped beds even supposing they’re vacant in hospitals, these responsible ought to be booked for homicide.