Singh had instructed DRDO on Friday to set up two hospitals with total of 600 beds in Lucknow in mission-mode to increase the bed capacity in the city and is constantly monitoring the progress.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has issued directions in this regards asking the Medical Education Minister to increase the facilities of GSV Medical  College, Rama Medical College, and Naraina Medical College in Kanpur. 

The night curfew has been imposed in Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Kanpur, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Ghaziabad, Meerut and Gorakhpur districts.

UP govt announces night curfew from 8 pm till 7 am in 10 districts with more than 2,000 active COVID-19 cases, said Official on Thursday.

Earlier this month, police had claimed that Ayush had staged the attack on him by his brother-in-law to implicate some persons. Ayush was shot at in the Madiaon area.

Police Commissioner further stated that it is yet to be investigated if the marriage was the reason behind the incident. "Only Ayush would be able to reveal why he planned this incident," Commissioner said.

Uttar Pradesh Police admitted him to the trauma centre for treatment where has been declared out of danger.

The local administration said that political parties, student organisations, or farmer unions might hold protests in the area and that will have an "adverse effect" on the current peaceful situation.

"The process of operationalization of altogether 21 airports is underway in UP. This effort will be to make UP soar in the field of civil aviation," CM Yogi said.

Protesting farmers raised 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisaan' and 'Inquilab Zindabad' slogans at the border early morning on Friday.