UP Chief Minister 'Evading Accountability' Over COVID-19: Priyanka Gandhi

Sufferers and well being employees in UP are apprehensive over state of affairs, says Priyanka Gandhi. (File)

New Delhi:

Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra right now stated the battle towards COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh is in a foul state, however Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is evading accountability by giving “infantile statements” like calling it the century’s weakest virus.

The Congress normal secretary has been criticising the state authorities’s response to the COVID-19 disaster repeatedly, alleging that it’s indulging in propaganda, as a substitute of coping with the coronavirus pandemic.

“Chief Minister and his officers have repeatedly claimed having satisfactory variety of beds and of the whole lot being tremendous within the battle towards coronavirus, however wanting on the situation of Lucknow in these media stories, will probably be understood that the coverage of hiding UP authorities’s insufficient preparedness, poor administration and weaknesses, has resulted on this unhealthy state of affairs,” Priyanka Gandhi stated in a tweet and tagged media stories on lengthy await beds for COVID sufferers in Lucknow.

“Sufferers are apprehensive, well being employees are apprehensive, however the head of the federal government is evading accountability by making infantile statements like ‘that is the weakest virus of the century’,” she stated.

Tagging a video of rain water pouring down from the ceiling of a coronavirus ward of a hospital in Bareilly, Priyanka Gandhi stated a “waterfall has erupted at a COVID-19 ward”.

Addressing a web based yoga workshop final month, Mr Adityanath had stated one shouldn’t be afraid of the coronavirus.

“It’s the weakest virus of the century, solely the transmission of this virus is quick. It’s a must to defend your self from this an infection, particularly kids, aged and those that are already affected by any illness are most weak to this an infection,” he had stated.

Uttar Pradesh reported 24 extra deaths attributable to coronavirus, elevating the toll to 1,108, whereas the an infection rely reached 47,036 with 1,673 recent circumstances, an official stated on Saturday.

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