The district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar was removed on Monday after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Noida to take stock of preparations to fight the novel coronavirus. A video clip showed an unhappy Adityanath scolding BN Singh over lapses related to containing the pandemic. In a briefing, the state chief secretary said Singh has been removed and a departmental inquiry ordered against him. Suhas LY has been posted as the new district magistrate. Yogi Adityanath also issued directives to the Health Department to constitute teams for Gautam Buddh Nagar, Meerut and Ghaziabad to combat coronavirus outbreak in these areas.