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13 test positive with ‘most potent’ dengue strain in Agra

After Firozabad, DENV-2 strain of dengue has surfaced as a major cause of concern for the health department in Agra district. Out of the 25 samples sent by the SN Medical College for serotyping analysis to KGMU in Lucknow, 13 have tested positive for the DENV-2 strain of dengue. These patients belonging to the age group 6 to 45 are undergoing treatment.

About lucknow

Situated on the banks of Gomti, Lucknow, the capital of UP, is known for its multicultural aura. Famous for its history, heritage, cuisine and Chikan art, it's India's 14th-most populous city.

Population3,764,619
Area in Sq Km2,528
HeritageCity of NawabTourist Attraction

Lucknow city has many fascinating heritage sites that include beautiful Mughal-era monuments, palaces, parks, some of the oldest markets and British-era residencies.

CuisineFood TourBurp!

Lucknow offers a wide array of dishes. Famous for its street foods, even tourists eat like a local here. Don't forget to taste Awadhi dishes & Bilai ki Gilori.

MangoesDussehriMalihabad

Lucknow's Malihabad, the land of Dussehri mangoes, is often called the 'mango capital' of India. These orchards have some of the oldest mango trees.

Check out the latest news in Lucknow on The Times of India with a wide range of topics including Lucknow’s politics, crime, sports, fashion, culture, civic bodies, Lucknow’s traffic and weather updates, new trends, education and civic issues of Lucknow. From the regular hustle-bustle in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh to the gastronomical delights in old alleyways of Nawab-era markets. From latest political developments to entertainment-related events or even traffic jams. We cover it all in detail and you can check it all in just one click. Lucknow is the eleventh most populous city and the twelfth most populous urban agglomeration of India. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 123 metres (404 feet) above sea level. Lucknow district covers an area of 2,528 square kilometres. Lucknow, the 'golden city of the east’ retains an old world charm that fascinates one and all. Regarded as one of the finest cities of the country, Lucknow emanates a culture that combines emotional warmth, a high degree of sophistication, courtesy and a love for gracious living. This sublime cultural richness famous as ‘Lucknowi Tehzeeb’ blends the cultures of two communities living side by side for centuries and sharing similar interests. Known for its refinement in speech, entertainment and manners, Lucknow is also called the ‘City of Adab‘. Infact, it is here that one can experience hospitality in the true sense of the term. It continues to be an important centre of governance, administration, education, commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music and poetry.