The Additional Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh Awanish Kumar Awasthi stated that state recorded highest number of 54,879 testings on Wednesday. He further said that there is a need to ramp up the number of testings up to one lakh per day. He has also instructed the officials to expedite door to door survey. Uttar Pradesh stands second in terms of Covid testing. He has also instructed the nodal officers to communicate on daily basis to the Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh.