Priyanka writes to Yogi over “explosive” COVID-19 rise in UP

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has written a letter to UP CM over the mismanagement of the pandemic in the state

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Uttar Pradesh has recorded highest single day spike of 2984 positive coronavirus cases on Saturday, the situation in the state has drastically changed over a few weeks, the hospitals are in a pathetic state while the government has adapted no test=no coronavirus mantra. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has written a letter to  UP CM over the mismanagement of the pandemic in the state

As Uttar Pradesh suffers with speedy rise and collapsed healthcare system, Congress leader, Priyanka Gandhi slams UP govt over COVID-19 handling in letter to CM

1. UP suffers with speedy rise and collapsed healthcare

In a letter to the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, the Congress general secretary said that the battle against the pandemic cannot be fought by just “managing publicity and news”.

2. The battle against pandemuc can't be fought by just "managing publicity and news".

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi alleged that the state government by believing in the “no test = no coronavirus” mantra has adopted a low testing policy.

3. UP government believes in the "no test=no coronavirus" mantra, said Priyanka

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday attacked the Yogi Adityanath government over its handling of the COVID-19 crisis, saying that at a time when there is an “explosive” rise in cases, its “no test is equal to no corona” policy can lead to a “frightening situation”.

4. The lack of test when there is an "explosive" rise can lead to "frightening situation": Priyanka Gandhi

Noting that 2,984 cases of coronavirus were reported in UP on Saturday, she said almost all the metros were flooded with COVID-19 cases, but now even the villages were not far behind in the spread.

5.UP recorded 2,984 coronavirus cases on Saturday, villages are also hit by COVID-19

“Quarantine centres in UP are in a pathetic state. In some places, the situation is so bad, that people are fearing mismanagement more than the coronavirus.

6. Quarantine centres in UP are in a pathetic state.

Because of such a scenario, they are not stepping out of their homes for getting tested,” Priyanka Gandhi said. “This is a great failure of the government,” she asserted.

7. This is a great failure of the government, said Priyanka

“There is an explosive rise in COVID-19 cases. Till testing will not be increased in a transparent manner, the fight against the pandemic will be incomplete and the situation can become more frightening,” she said.

8.The fight against the pandic is incomplete without transparent testing: Priyanka Gandhi

“The prime minister is a Member of Parliament from Varanasi, the defence minister from Lucknow, many other Union ministers are from UP. Why can’t temporary hospitals be opened in Varanasi, Lucknow, Agra etc.” Priyanka Gandhi asked

9. PM Modi is MP from Varanasi, defence minister from Lucknow, still UP is lacking hospitals

Tightening its grip over Uttar Pradesh,  the deadly virus infected 2,984 people  in the largest single-day spike till date on Saturday, while the state of hospitals is pathetic in UP

10. Hospitals are in a pathetic state across Uttar Pradesh

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