A wedding procession was stopped after a groom tested positive for Covid-19 and lodged at a quarantine centre. The incident took place at Bakcha village under Sisolar police station of Hamirpur district on Monday.
Amit Kumar Kushwaha (32), a native of Chandapurwa village of Kannauj and one of the 186 crew members who were rescued from Barge P305 after it sank during Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea 60km away from Mumbai, narrated the ordeal that unfolded at high seas on the fateful night, after returning home on Monday.
Almost a month after peaking at 38,055 cases of Covid-19 per day, the number of fresh cases in the state dipped below 5,000 mark for the first time since mid-April. At least 4,844 fresh cases were registered in the last 24 hours which was almost 1,200 less than 6,046 cases recorded a day ago. The sharp slide comes amid the UP government’s decision to extend the corona curfew by a week.
An IPS officer, who had done his MBBS and even worked at the Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital in New Delhi before cracking the UPSC exam and joined police services, in now utilizing his medical studies and turned into a savior for Covid-19 patients during the lethal second wave.
Chacha Nehru hospital will soon be developed into a level-2 hospital for children to counter the third Covid wave.
Four junior doctors of Jhansi medical college were detained by police after they forcibly tried to meet CM Yogi Adityanath with a set of demands including a 24-hour AC Library, gymnasium and a new hostel, during his visit on Sunday.
Touring Samajwadi Party’s home turf of Saifai in Etawah district to review Covid preparedness, chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said, some people vehemently opposed to vaccines during its rollout, are now queueing up to get inoculated, in a probable reference to the statement of SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, who had termed Covaxin a ‘BJP vaccine’ .
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath said here on Saturday that the state government aim is to prepare for the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic even while battling the second one. He also directed the officials to develop a separate facility in the district for the treatment of mucormycosis or black fungus cases in view of the surge in the number of patients.
An 18-year-old vegetable vendor died after he was caught over charges of defying Covid-19 lockdown norms, and mercilessly beaten up by a police constable and a home guard in Bangarmau Kotwali police station in Unnao district on Friday.
Three men abducted a groom-to-be and threatened to shoot him at the ‘Shaadi-Mandap’ if he did not break alliance with the woman hailing from their village.