UP Health Minister, Who Recently Met CM Yogi, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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UP Health Minister, Who Recently Met CM Yogi, Test
Coronavirus infection is spreading so fast in Uttar Pradesh that even State Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh fell victim to it. On Friday, his COVID-19 report came positive, after which he moved to home quarantine.

He said that there is no need to panic and he will get well soon.

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Prior to Jai Pratap Singh, the ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra government have also tested positive.

After the COVID-19 report of Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh, there is an atmosphere of panic in the state. Recently he attended meetings with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and other officials. Now those who come in contact with him are being quarantined.

The pace of the spread of infection in UP can be gauged from the fact that in the last 24 hours, as many as 2,529 new cases were reported.

COVID-19 explosions are constantly happening in UP's jails too. After Jhansi, at least 132 prisoners have been reported positive in Ballia District Jail. Earlier on Wednesday, 28 prisoners were found positive.

A similar COVID-19 spurt took place in Jhansi district jail, where 120 prisoners have been found infected with the coronavirus. 

So far, a total of 58,104 people have been infected in UP. Out of these, 35,803 people have recovered, while a total of 1,289 people have died so far. Currently, 21,012 people are infected with Coronavirus in the State.

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