At 3.1%, Punjab posts lowest positivity price


Aditi Tandon

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, August 4

Punjab on Tuesday posted the bottom Covid-19 positivity price of three.10 per cent in India whereas the nationwide common stood at 8.89 per cent. Only 4 states within the nation — Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh —- have to this point managed a Covid optimistic price of lower than 5 per cent whereas 28 states and UTs have a positivity price under 10 per cent.

Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan right this moment mentioned Covid positivity price was a serious indicator of a state’s response to the illness. The World Health Organisation advises nations to conduct at the least 140 exams a day per million inhabitants till the positivity price falls under 10 per cent and in the end under 5 per cent. As of right this moment, India has carried out two crore exams with the cumulative instances rising to 18,55,745, whereas the recoveries now are greater than double the energetic instances.

As in opposition to 12,30,509 recoveries, there are 5,86,298 energetic instances. The fatality price has dropped to 2.10 laptop, the bottom for the reason that first lockdown on March 25. 



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