Aatmja Kumari(Intern Journalist): As many as 297 new coronavirus patients — the highest in the state — were detected on Friday from across the city.
Fresh cases included 23 persons who had visited the fever clinic of SPM Civil hospital, UP health minister, a security guard of a BSP leader and two journalists.

“These patients had come for checkup after developing Covid-19 symptoms. All of them had come in contact with positive cases earlier,” said Dr Ajay Tripathi, in charge of the sampling unit of SPM Civil hospital
Area-wise, highest 15 cases were reported from Gomtinagar on Friday, followed by 14 from Alambagh. Nine cases each were detected in Hazratganj, Kanpur Road, Hussainganj and Naka, while seven each were recorded from Gudamba, Chinhat and Hasanganj.

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