Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath on July 05 stated that state government have achieved the goal of planting 25 crore saplings in one day. Our target to plant more than 35 crore trees in the state in my tenure, he added. He said, "I am happy that we have achieved our goal of planting 25 crore saplings in one day."
Eight policemen were killed while raiding house of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey in Bikaru village of Kanpur on July 03. Later during search operation, two criminals were also neutralised by cops. Kanpur District Magistrate (DM) Dr Brahma Deo Ram Tiwari visited encounter spot in Bikaru village. While speaking to ANI, Dr Brahma Deo Ram Tiwari said, "Police is running its operation and we are keeping an eye on everything here. We are working and investigation as per the norms." Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath tweeted, "Uttar Pradesh will never forget the martyred policemen who had discharged their duties with unmatched courage. Their sacrifice will not go in vain"
Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary of Home Department, Awanish K Awasthi on July 05 stated that 29,117 COVID-19 samples were tested in UP on July 04. "Soon we will achieve 30,000 COVID-19 samples test in a day," he added.
Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on July 05 stated that criminal case will be filed against those private hospitals that refuse to admit COVID-19 patients. Meanwhile, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Karnataka has reached 21,549.
For the first time in years, Mathura's famous Guru Purnima Fair has been cancelled due to COVID crisis. Temples in Mathura wore a deserted look. All shrines across country were shut to control the pace of coronavirus spread. Thousands of devotees, from all parts of country used to attend 'Mudia Mela'.