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Sufficient number of isolation wards in UP, says Adityanath

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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that 23 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh and asserted that a sufficient number of isolation wards are there in the state.

"A total of 23 people have been found to be infected with coronavirus in the state. Out of the total cases, nine people have recovered. We have a sufficient number of isolation wards in the state," Adityanath said.

The total number of positive cases of coronavirus in India now stands at 258 including 39 foreigners, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.

Four people have died including one each in Delhi, Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra.

While addressing the nation on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to follow 'Janta Curfew' from 7 am to 9 pm on Sunday to contain the spread of coronavirus.

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First Published: Sat, March 21 2020. 11:36 IST