LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday activated the administrative machinery to test Covid preparedness and management, including conduct of mock drills at medical colleges and hospitals across the state, after two fresh cases were reported from Unnao and Agra.The government, however, said there was no need to panic as the situation in Uttar Pradesh was under control.
UP recorded two fresh Covid-19 cases in Unnao and Agra districts in persons who recently returned from abroad.
Health minister Brajesh Pathak said, “We have received information about a Covid-positive patient in Agra and his sample has been sent for genome testing. There is nothing to worry as the situation is under control .”
Pathak, who is also the deputy chief minister, added, “I would like to appeal to all those who have recently travelled to foreign countries to remain in home isolation until they get tested for Covid-19.
Pathak added that there would be mock drills at all hospitals and medical colleges at 10 am on Tuesday.

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