Punjab posts lowest COVID-19 positivity price in India

Aditi Tandon
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 6 

Punjab has posted the bottom COVID-19 positivity price in India as per an information evaluation of the present illness burden and progress.

While India’s COVID positivity price as of at present is 6.73 per cent (variety of COVID constructive circumstances as towards complete samples examined), Punjab’s corresponding price is 1.92 per cent.

Tests per million achieved by Punjab are 10,257 as towards the nationwide common of 6,859.

In the northern area, Chandigarh leads the restoration price, with 85.90 per cent restoration, a lot above the nationwide common of 60.80 per cent.

Ladakh is subsequent solely to Chandigarh within the restoration price and continues to enhance.

Chandigarh, with a positivity price of 4.36 per cent, can also be amongst eight states with a decrease COVID positivity price than the nationwide common.

Other states which have managed to maintain positivity charges decrease than 6.73 per cent nationally are Puducherry, Assam, Tripura, Karnataka, Goa, Rajasthan and Goa.

Tests per million in Chandigarh are 9,090—above the nationwide common for the indicator.

Delhi’s indicators are slowly enhancing.

In Delhi, exams have been ramped up by means of elevated RT-PCR testing together with the brand new Rapid Antigen Point-of-Care (POC) take a look at which supplies ends in solely about 30 minutes.

The common variety of samples being examined per day in Delhi has witnessed a pointy enhance in July. The common variety of samples being examined per day in Delhi was solely 5,481 between June 1 and 5 has now witnessed an enormous leap to succeed in a median of 18,766 samples per day in July.

“In spite of significantly increased testing in Delhi, the positivity rate has seen a substantial decrease from about 30 per cent to 10 per cent in the last three weeks,” the Health Ministry at present stated.


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