Agra, April 12 (IANS) At a time when the Uttar Pradesh government was hopeful of the Corona curve flattening due to the lockdown, 12 new cases of the deadly virus surfaced in Agra on Sunday.
With this, the number of Corona positive cases in Agra have reached 104, of which 52 are connected to Tablighi Jamaat.
Agra district magistrate P.N. Singh said that all the cases who have tested positive are already in private hospital and their families have also been quarantined.
The authorities are now tracking those who have interacted with these people during the past few weeks.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath took note of the Agra situation during his Sunday morning meeting with officials who informed him that the number of hotspots in the city has increased to 29.
On April 8, the state government had sealed 22 hotspots in Agra and the remaining seven are being sealed on Sunday.