covid: Covid Cases Surge Again In City Amid Laxity In Following Norms | Kanpur News

Kanpur: Covid-19 cases have started rising in the industrial city again and as many as 14 patients were found having the coronavirus infection from different localities.
With 14 new Covid cases recorded by the health department, the tally of active cases in the city rose to 37. This was a high number of new Covid infections in a day recorded in the past several weeks. The rise in cases indicates the gradual setting in of the third corona wave.
All the patients with Covid infection are being treated at homes. They are in home isolation, and have been told not to move out of their house till they recover fully.
The new cases were reported from IIT, Aramapur, Panki, Kalyanpur, Juhi, Kakadeo, Harjinder Nagar, RK Nagar, Kidwai Nagar, Barra and Harsh Nagar areas of the city.
The health department had recorded five Covid cases on Friday and nine cases on Saturday.
In spite of surge in cases, people have completely shunned masks and nobody is seen following social distancing norms at public places.
The cases are rising despite night curfew because people are moving around freely during day hours without wearing masks.
A big crowd of people could be seen at Kanpur Metro stations where there is a craze for taking the first ride in the Metro train.
The health department informed that over 3,100 samples were taken for conducting Covid-19 tests.

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