With 22,566 people getting cured of coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours, the recovery count in the state reached 7,28,980.
The Uttar Pradesh capital recorded a total of 7,165 recoveries within 24 hours, taking the total number of discharged patients to 1,18,091.
Expressing satisfaction with the number of recoveries, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said here on Saturday, ”I request people to handle coronavirus situation very patiently and follow covid protocols as together we can overcome this pandemic soon.”
He also asked officials to ensure that there is no lack of any medical facilities, oxygen or medicines including Remdesivir and other life-saving drugs.
Testing for COVID-19 is going on in full swing in Uttar Pradesh and it has become the first state to complete over 3.8 crore COVID-19 tests, sources said.