One child was rescued by local residents and is admitted to the hospital in a critical condition, the police said.
Lucknow district administration, in a statement, said that Sun Hospital in Gomti Nagar posted a notice on social media, asking attendants of Covid positive patients on oxygen support to shift their patients to another facility as they do not have enough oxygen supply.
The single-day Covid fatality number in Uttar Pradesh reached a record 352 — second highest in the country after Maharashtra — on Tuesday with Kanpur Nagar district alone reporting 66 deaths in the past 24 hours.
Police said on Monday, Gyan Singh, a resident of the area, went to the MLA’s house in the Jalesar area along with his supporters after his wife Rajni Devi lost the panchayat polls by a close margin.
Adityanath said the state government recognises journalists’ efforts to cover the pandemic by putting their lives at risk daily. He instructed officials to ensure every journalist gets vaccinated.
While the panchayat elections in the state are not contested on party symbols, this time both the BJP and Samajwadi Party (SP) had officially declared the names of the candidates backed by them. The Congress, too, had named its candidates on selected seats.
Circle Officer (Kalyanpur) Dinesh Shukla confirmed that the case was lodged after a complaint was received from the CMO. “We have lodged the case, and probe is on,” said the officer.
Government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh said that UP government itself was not getting the required quantity of oxygen. He also alleged that Delhi was forcefully taking supply from UP and was not allowing it to get its quota.
An oxygen concentrator is a device that concentrates oxygen from a gas supply (typically ambient air) by selectively removing nitrogen to supply an oxygen-enriched product gas stream.
The family members of 61-year-old Ram Pratap, a resident of Bareilly, were shocked when they uncovered his face before cremation and found they had been given the body of a stranger.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that from now oxygen cylinders would be given to people only if they have doctors’ prescriptions and Aadhar cards.
Govt’s move comes hours after Supreme Court stayed Allahabad High Court order on lockdown in five districts
The woman's husband Anurag Shukla (52) and children - Atharwi Shukla (28), and Utkarsh Shukla (23) - are also Covid positive, sources said.
“Ballot boxes in remaining 1,392 polling centres have been deposited in corresponding block-level strong rooms,” said Pratapgarh Superintendent of Police (SP) Akash Tomar.
The government has also ordered district administrations in 10 worst-affected districts like Kanpur, Varanasi and Prayagraj to convert private hospitals to dedicated Covid-19 hospitals.
The order passed by Fast Track Court Civil Judge (Senior Division) Ashutosh Tiwari on Thursday had ordered a survey by ASI to “find out whether the religious structure standing at present at the disputed site is a superimposition, alteration or addition..."
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday said it has won the “E-Panchayat Puraskar 2021”, ranking first in Category I. It was followed by Assam and Chhattisgarh at the second position, while Odisha and Tamil Nadu stood third, the government said.
Saujanya Kumar Vikas was absconding after allegedly raping a 22-year-old woman in 2019 after promising to marry her, police sources said. He was booked in the case at a police station of the district the same year.
A police team was attacked allegedly by residents of Bareilly's Aonla on Monday, during a protest against the suicide of a 55-year-old farmer who had accused a sub-inspector of demanding Rs 1 lakh to trace his daughter missing since last week, police said on Tuesday.
Once again breaking all previous records of fresh positive cases in a single day, 18,021 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the state in the past 24, hours, taking the number of active cases to 95,980 on Tuesday.
Police claimed that while they were busy searching for a pistol in the water tank placed on the rooftop of a shopping complex, 22-year-old Mohammad Kaif jumped from the fourth-floor terrace and hit the high voltage electricity wires and got electrocuted before falling on the ground.
According to police, when the parents were busy working in the field, the girl moved to a field nearby where the accused caught her.
According to the order, the treatment in ICU for those with severe Covid will be capped to Rs 18,000 per day, which includes the PPE cost of Rs 2,000 in NABH-accredited hospitals.
“It is the responsibility of the officials to ensure beforehand that there is no shortage of hospital beds for the patients in the state. If needed, take over the private hospitals and medical colleges to overcome the shortcomings," the CM said.
The truck was carrying 52 devotees, all related to each other, from Agra district’s Pinahat area to the Lakhna temple in Etawah for a ritual.