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The Covid-19 threat is far from over; Stay tuned until the vaccine is developed: Yogi Adityanath


Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Monday that all scientists are making efforts to develop a Covid-19 vaccine under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“The threat of Covid-19 is far from over. All of our scientists are making great efforts to develop a vaccine, under the leadership of PM Modi. Still, we will have to be vigilant until the vaccine is developed, reaches everyone and its effects are activated, “said Adityanath.

Uttar Pradesh government officials said Sunday they will test people traveling to the state from the national capital amid the coronavirus disease outbreak.

“We will be testing people coming from Delhi by plane, bus or train, following the increase in Covid-19 cases in the national capital. We are discussing the number of people authorized to attend weddings or events, ”UP Chief Secretary RK Tiwari told ANI.

The move comes days after Noida began conducting random tests at the border with people from Delhi.

After Noida, Haryana’s Gurugram and Faridabad authorities also began randomly testing travelers traveling from Delhi.

District authorities in the two states said such tests were being conducted to prevent Covid-19 cases from spiraling out of control, as Delhi remains one of the hottest hot spots affected by the infectious disease in the country, recording 8,593 cases in one day recently.

Covid-19 continued to spread through Uttar Pradesh with 2,588 more people testing positive on Sunday, bringing the case count to 5,26,780.

Hindustan Times