India's fatality rate due to Covid-19 is 2.82%, says Centre
Tuesday, 2 June 2020 The Centre on Tuesday said that India's fatality rate due to coronavirus is 2.82 per cent and it is one of the lowest in the world."The fatality rate due to Covid-19 in our country is 2.82 per cent and it is one of the lowest in the world. Only 10 per cent of India's population accounts for 50 per cent of India's Covid-19 linked deaths and 73 per cent of Covid-19 deaths in India are people with co-morbidities," said Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry.
The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients has been continuously improving, according to the Health Ministry 95,527 COVID19 patients have been recovered as of June 02. "95,527 COVID19 patients have recovered, till now. The recovery rate is now 48.07 percent ," said the Joint Secretary of Health Ministry,...
Thousands of NHS workers have taken to the streets across the UK to demandbetter wages for staff left “on their knees” by the coronavirus pandemic. InLondon, health workers who have missed out on a public sector pay rise fellsilent for two minutes as a mark of respect for colleagues who have lost theirlives fighting Covid-19. One of dozens of marches planned around the countryfor Saturday, participants in the capital – many in scrubs – were wearingmasks and tried to constantly maintain a social distance from one another.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra in Delhi on Saturday. He said that like the Quit India Movement, which was launched under the leadership of MK Gandhi on August 8, 1942, the Swachhata Kendra's inauguration symbolises the ongoing cleanliness drive, or 'Filth, Quit India' movement. Referring to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Prime Minister said that many habits of hygiene propagated under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan were helping the country in its fight against the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The PM also took a dig at the Opposition, asking his audience to imagine what the situation would've been if Covid-19 had struck before 2014, when open defecation was prevalent. India has reported over 20 lakh Covid cases so far, making it the third worst-hit country in the world. However, with over 42,500 deaths so far, India has among the lowest Covid mortality rates, coupled with a high recovery rate. Watch the full video for more.
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India on August 08 reported a spike of 61,537 coronavirus cases, and 933 deaths in the last 24 hours. Confirmed infections have gone up to 20,88,612 which includes 6,19,088 active cases. The death toll has risen to 42,518. Meanwhile, 14,27,005 people have beaten the invisible virus in the country, according to the data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Indian Council of Medical Research said the country tested 5,98,778 samples for coronavirus on August 07. 2,33,87,171 samples have been tested as on August 07.
As Bihar is witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases, a three-member team, including Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal, on July 19 arrived in Patna. Team will assess the COVID-19 situation in the state. Bihar has 9392 active cases of COVID-19 as of today. Bhagalpur, Munger, East Champaran are the worst affected areas.
Coronavirus cases in India have crossed over 2.8 lakh. The country witnessed the highest single-day spike of 9,996 more cases in last 24 hours. In a single day, as many as 357 deaths were reported making the total toll to 8102. Out of the total number of cases, 1,37,448 are active while 1,41,029 have been cured. In Maharashtra, coronavirus cases reached 94,041 including 46,086 active cases and 3,438 deaths which are highest in the country. Indian Council of Medical Research informed that there is no 'community transmission' of COVID-19 in India. Earlier on June 11, Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry, said that India's recovery rate is 49.21 per cent. A total of 52,13,140 samples have been tested in the country, including 1,51,808 in the last 24 hours, according to ICMR. One new case of COVID-19 reported in ITBP in the last 24 hours. Remdesivir, an antiviral drug and Tocilizumab, an immunomodulator, are being considered by the Union Health Ministry for 'restricted, emergency use' and on 'compassionate grounds' to treat severely ill COVID-19 patients.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday informed that India's recovery rate stood at 49.21 per cent and the number of patients recovered has exceeded the number of active cases. "Today, our recovery rate is 49.21%. The number of patients recovered presently exceeds the number of active patients," said Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on COVID-19 situation.
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