Covid and Uttar Pradesh - some more information

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Two quick points of clarification:
►from the previous post: Kerala has a population of around 35 million. Uttar Pradesh is around 200 million
►in Indian measurement, one lakh (something) is 100,000 (something); one crore equals 100 lakh or 10,000,000

From Hindustan Times:

33 districts in Uttar Pradesh are now Covid-free: State govt
Overall, the state has a total of 199 active cases, while the positivity rate came down to less than 0.01 per cent

There are no active cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in 33 districts of Uttar Pradesh, the state government informed on Friday. About 67 districts have not reported a single new case of the viral infection in the last 24 hours, the government said, noting the steady improvement of the Covid-19 situation in the state.

0.01% is less than statistical noise. Some numbers:

Overall, the state has a total of 199 active cases, while the positivity rate came down to less than 0.01 per cent. The recovery rate, meanwhile, has improved to 98.7 per cent. As per the state's health bulletin, Uttar Pradesh reported only 11 new Covid-19 cases and zero deaths in the last 24 hours. The fresh cases came out of 2.26 lakh samples that were tested in the last 24 hours. As of Friday, the state government has conducted 7.42 crore tests, according to the data published by Uttar Pradesh's health department.

So that is 226,000 tests in the last 24 hours with 199 positives. As of Friday, the state government had tested 74,200,000 people or about 37% of the population of U.P..

The one difference?  A Nobel Prize winning Horse and Cow De-wormer. They are vaccinating in Uttar Pradseh as well but Ivermectin is a prominent part of the treatment and the prophylaxis.

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