Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has toured all 18 divisions in Uttar Pradesh and reviewed Covid management in 40 out of the 75 districts. According to a government spokesman, the chief minister, who had tested Covid positive on 14 April and was in home quarantine till 30 April, began touring the state to review the Covid situation. During his visits, he visited Covid command centres, hospitals and villages where he interacted with the local people and took their feedback about the arrangements made for Covid treatment. He also held meetings with officials, doctors and elected representatives. The chief minister met monitoring committees and interacted with people in containment zones.
“During his divisional reviews, the chief minister praised the efforts of doctors , police officials, ASHA and anganwadi workers and encouraged them to continue working for the welfare of individuals ,” said the spokesperson. Even while he was in home quarantine, the chief minister heldvirtual meetings almost a day and interacted with officials and experts on the Covid situation.
He monitored efforts being made to strengthen the medical infrastructure within the state and steel oneself against the third wave of the pandemic. “As soon as he tested negative, he visited inaugurate the temporary Covid hospital at Awadh Shilp Gram, built by DRDO, in Lucknow,” the spokesperson said.