Since the day India received its first COVID-19 patient the country has made all the major methods to control the wide spread. While many countries are badly affected with millions of death, India seem to be on a stable rate in term of the recovery of affected people me.
After completing 2 lockdown periods and following all the health care guidelines the recovery rate in India has climb to 29.9% informed Union health Minister Harsh Vardhan. Addressing a press conference, he said, “Our fatality rate in the country continues to be around 3.3% and the recovery rate has climbed up to 29.9%, these are very good indicators. Doubling rate for last 3 days has been about 11 days, for last 7 days it has been 9.9 days”.
“We do not anticipate a very worst type of situation in our country like many other developed countries but still we have prepared the whole country for the worst situation” he added.
With 3,320 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, the nationwide tally on Saturday neared 60,000 mark. Even as the country remains under strict lockdown, 95 deaths were reported in single day taking the toll to 1,981.While Maharashtra remained the worst affected state with 19063 cases and 731 deaths. In a decision that will cut down India’s need for Covid testing kits, the ministry of health said that mild and moderate cases do not need to be tested prior to discharge. As per the earlier policy, patients had to test negative twice prior to discharge.