Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 4
Punjab on Tuesday posted the bottom Covid-19 positivity charge 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 date managed a Covid constructive charge of lower than 5 per cent whereas 28 states and UTs have a positivity charge beneath 10 per cent.
Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan right now mentioned Covid positivity charge was a significant indicator of a state’s response to the illness. The World Health Organisation advises nations to conduct at the very least 140 exams a day per million inhabitants till the positivity charge falls beneath 10 per cent and finally beneath 5 per cent. As of right now, India has performed two crore exams with the cumulative circumstances rising to 18,55,745, whereas the recoveries now are greater than double the energetic circumstances.
As in opposition to 12,30,509 recoveries, there are 5,86,298 energetic circumstances. The fatality charge has dropped to 2.10 laptop, the bottom because the first lockdown on March 25.