Lucknow, Mar 30(GCCurrentAffairs) The number of Covid 19 positive in Uttar Pradesh reached 82 on late Sunday night after 17 new cases were detected on the day.
According to the officials here on Monday, the highest number of 8 cases were found in Meerut on Sunday followed by 5 in Noida, 2 in Ghaziabad and one each in Bareilly and Agra.
In Noida, the total number of cases has reached 32 in which most of the cases were related to a company, whose auditor visited the UK and brought the virus from there.
UP government has also taken serious note of the spread of the virus in Noida and have rushed a senior health official there from Lucknow. Besides RAF and one company of PAC have also been deployed in Noida to enforce lockdown and strictly quarantine the suspected people.
Similarly in Meerut, all the 13 people infected with the virus came in contact with a relative of Bulandshahr, who was behind the spread of the virus.
In Ghaziabad, the two new cases, a couple, have also created panic among the authorities as around 76 people of the housing society in which they residing are under surveillance. Of the total 76 people of the housing society, 21 were found having symptoms of the virus and admitted in the isolation ward of a hospital while rest 55 have been sent to home quarantine.
Meanwhile, of the 82 Covid 19 patients in UP, 11 are in Agra, 7 in Ghaziabad, 32 in Noida, eight in Lucknow, 13 in Meerut, two each in Varanasi and Pilibhit, and one each in Lakhimpur Kheri, Moradabad, Kanpur, Jaunpur, Shamli, Baghpat and Bareilly.
Presently 179 suspects are admitted to different hospitals in the state.
However, among the 82 patients, 14 have recovered and were sent to their homes