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Recovery rate of corona patients better than national, says UP

Lucknow,   The Yogi Adityanath government said on Tuesday that the recovery rate of corona patients in Uttar Pradesh was now 33 per cent which is 6 per cent more than the national average.

Briefing reporters, Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Avanish Awasthi, said that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in a meeting, had directed officials to keep Covid hospitals fully equipped and increase the testing facilities.

He said that the training of doctors and paramedics should be expedited and the Corona helpline should be well publicised for medical consultation for other ailments as well.

Underlining the need for safe and proper disposal of bio-waste in the hospitals, the Chief Minister said it is very important to check medical infection. He said the new testing labs should be set up while ensuring the arrangement for bio-waste disposal.

He also directed that all preventive measures should be taken to protect police force and medical staff from infection.

The Chief Minister, during the meeting, also took stock of the latest status of supply of essential commodities, door step delivery and supply chain.

He also instructed officials to set up more quarantine centres and ensure adequate sanitation in the existing quarantine centres/shelter homes.

The Chief Minister said that all District Magistrates should send reports of quarantine centres and shelter homes in their districts.


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