Coronavirus: The Health Ministry of the country has said that Chhattisgarh is a cause for concern for us. Despite being a small state, 6 percent of total Kovid-19 cases and 3 percent of total deaths in the country are being reported here.
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan. (Photo: ANI)
Coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly in the country. Meanwhile, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has said that out of total Kovid cases in India, 92 percent patients have recovered and 1.3 percent deaths have occurred. About 6 per cent are new covid cases. About 58 percent of the country’s total cases are coming in Maharashtra. About 34 percent of the cases of death from Kovid are being recorded in Maharashtra.
He said that out of the top 10 districts with the most active cases of Kovid-19, seven districts are from Maharashtra, one of which is from Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Delhi. We have suggested to the state governments to increase the percentage of RT-PCR test, which has been decreasing in Maharashtra in the last few weeks. Only 60 per cent of the total tests were conducted in Maharashtra through the RT-PCR method last week. We suggest the states to take it to 70 percent or above.
Rajesh Bhushan said that Chhattisgarh is a cause for concern for us. Despite being a small state, 6 percent of total Kovid-19 cases and 3 percent of total deaths in the country are being reported here. In the second wave of infection, the condition of Chhattisgarh has worsened. In Punjab, about 4.5 percent of deaths are due to corona. Compared to Punjab, active cases and death rates are much lower in Delhi and Haryana. It is satisfactory that the share of RT-PCR tests in average daily testing has increased to 76 percent in Punjab. He said that 43 lakh doses of vaccine were applied in the country on Monday, due to which we have put 8 crore 31 lakh doses till Tuesday morning.
In the last 24 hours, 96,982 new cases of corona have been reported in the country.
During the last 24 hours in the country, 96,982 new cases of corona were reported. With this, the total number of infections has increased to 1,26,86,049. During this time, 446 people died. With the new death figures, the death toll from the corona has now crossed 1,65,547 in the country. In the last one day, 50,143 people have been cured from Corona, after which the number of people who have been cured of infection has increased to 1,17,32,279 in the country. Currently there are 7,88,223 active cases in the country.
43 lakh people got vaccinated on Monday
In the last 24 hours more than 43 lakh people in the country were given the anti-Kovid-19 vaccine, which is the highest in terms of doses given in a day. According to the health ministry’s data till Tuesday, a total of 8,31,10,926 doses of vaccines have been given so far. In the last 24 hours, a total of 43,00,966 doses of the vaccine were given, of which 39,00,505 beneficiaries were given the first dose of vaccine and 4,00,461 beneficiaries were given the second dose of the vaccine. Of the total vaccines administered so far, 60 percent of the doses have been given in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala.
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