COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 48.49 per cent
Health Secretary Preeti Sudan interacted with District Collectors, Municipal Commissioners and Chief Medical Officers of select districts that are seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases. 45 Municipal Corporations across 38 districts in ten states are witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases. These districts are from Maharashtra, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh. The Health Ministry said the State officials were advised on the measures to be taken in the containment zones for case management, buffer zones surveillance activities and promotion of COVID appropriate behaviour.
The Ministry said, a total of one lakh 24 thousand 430 people have been cured so far. In the last 24 hours, five thousand 137 patients were cured. The total recovery rate has reached 48.49 per cent. The total number of active cases in the country is over one lakh 24 thousand.