Many districts in Jap Uttar Pradesh have witnessed a sudden enhance within the novel coronavirus circumstances as over 1,400 migrant employees coming back from different states examined constructive.
Talking to India In the present day TV, Uttar Pradesh Well being Minister Jai Pratap Singh mentioned that 1,423 migrants, who returned to Uttar Pradesh, have examined constructive for Covid-19. This constitutes 40 per cent of the whole circumstances within the jap a part of Uttar Pradesh, he mentioned.
Jai Pratap Singh mentioned: “1,423 migrants who’ve returned have examined constructive for Covid-19 in Uttar Pradesh which incorporates 40 per cent of the circumstances within the jap UP. Many of the migrants who had been contaminated have returned from states like Maharashtra and Gujarat. We now have elevated our each day testing capability to over 7,00zero samples.”
“In line with our estimate, 16-17 lakh migrant employees have returned to Uttar Pradesh by way of trains, buses and a few got here by their very own means for the reason that lockdown got here into impact. Samples of 50,708 have been examined thus far,” he mentioned.
Jai Pratap Singh additional mentioned: “In March, we solely had one testing lab on the King George Medical College (KGMU) in Lucknow. Now, there are 27 testing labs within the state. We’re working to arrange testing labs in each district. We now have over 75,00zero beds in L1 and L2 hospitals. The federal government will enhance the variety of beds to 1 lakh by the top of this month.”
“Uttar Pradesh is the one state which has ensured the protected return of migrant employees by arranging trains and buses. Migrants have returned as a result of they weren’t getting satisfactory assist in some states together with a neighborhood kitchen facility. Those that are returning are being quarantined and we’re offering them ration kits. Monetary assist of Rs 1,00zero has additionally been given to lakhs of employees and labourers by the state authorities,” mentioned Jai Pratap Singh.
Out of the whole 5,735 novel coronavirus circumstances in Uttar Pradesh recorded until Friday, 1,423 are migrant employees which accounts for nearly 25 per cent of the whole circumstances in Uttar Pradesh.
Basti district has emerged as Covid-19 hotspot in Jap UP with 120 constructive circumstances in the previous few days which embrace 85 migrant employees.
In Janpur, 43 migrant employees who had returned on Might 15 and Might 16 had been examined constructive for the novel coronavirus on Friday, taking the district’s complete to 91. Most of them had come again from Maharashtra.
Siddharth Nagar, which was Covid-19-free until April, reported 77 circumstances this month. All are migrants who’ve returned from different states and districts.
Out of the 30 actives circumstances in Sant Kabir Naga, 13 are migrant employees, whereas in Azamgarh, at the least 10 out of 31 are the employees who’ve returned to the district.
In Varanasi, out of the 46 energetic circumstances of Covid-19, at the least 20 are migrant employees.
Balia, which was additionally Covid-19 free earlier, reported 14 constructive circumstances in the previous few days. All of the circumstances within the district associated to migrant employees who’ve returned from Ahmedabad and West Bengal.
Chandauli additionally reported 16 coronavirus circumstances and all are migrant employees. Most of them had returned from Mumbai.
The lethal coronavirus has unfold to 73 out of 75 districts in Uttar Pradesh as of now. Many of the newly contaminated districts are in jap UP the place a number of migrant employees have examined constructive.