NCR districts on high alert due to an increase in Covid cases

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NCR districts on high alert due to an increase in Covid cases

Lucknow : According to an official statement, the Uttar Pradesh government put all of the National Capital Region (NCR) districts on alert mode on Saturday in response to an increase in Covid-19 cases in Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddh Nagar.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath issued the directive while chairing a meeting on Covid-19 management in the state, according to the statement. During the meeting, the chief minister noted that there has been an increase in Covid-19 cases in the state's neighbouring areas over the last few days, with its impact visible in the NCR districts. He requested that all of the NCR districts be added to the list...

The entire NCR has been placed on alert mode due to the current circumstances, it added. On Saturday, Gautam Buddh Nagar reported 70 Covid-19 cases, while Ghaziabad reported 11. CM Adityanath has asked officials to increase the number of adults who receive the booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine. According to the statement, the chief minister asked officials to keep an eye on malaria in the Bareilly division and raise awareness about dengue prevention in the Agra and Lucknow divisions.