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UP completes more than three crore COVID-19 tests

Updated: February 19, 2021 1:16 pm
In Uttar Pradesh, COVID testing and vaccination work is going on in full swing and with this, it has become the first state to complete more than three crore COVID-19 tests and administer more than ten lakh vaccines to health care workers and frontline workers.

Additional Chief Secretary (Medical and Health) Amit Mohan Prasad told that one lakh 20 thousand 384 COVID samples were tested  in the state on a single day yesterday and as of now three crore 37 thousand 25 samples have been tested. During the last 24 hours, 81 new cases of Corona infection were found and during the same period 181 patients got recovered. So far, five lakh 91 thousand 194 COVID-infected people have got cured and discharged. The recovery rate of COVID-19 in the state has become more than 98.12 per cent. Mr. Prasad told that frontline workers were given COVID vaccine doses yesterday. The left out health workers are being vaccinated today also. He informed that Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in the country to undertake more than 10 lakh COVID vaccination of health and frontline workers.

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