Punjab posts lowest Covid positivity charge of three.1 computer in India, nationwide common 8.89 computer


Aditi Tandon

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, Aug 4

Punjab has reported the bottom COVID-19 positivity charge of three.1 per cent in India whereas the nationwide common at the moment stands at 8.89 per cent.

Only 4 states within the nation—Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have to this point witnessed a COVID constructive charge of lower than 5 per cent whereas 28 states and UTs have the case positivity charge of lower than 10 per cent.

Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday stated COVID positivity charge was a significant indication of the best way a state was addressing the an infection.

WHO has really helpful that each nation and area ought to conduct 140 assessments a day per million inhabitants and this degree of testing ought to proceed until the time the area attains a COVID positivity charge of lower than 10 per cent and in the end a charge of lower than 5 per cent.

“Increased testing has to be seen in context to reduction of the region’s case positivity rate. While the WHO recommends 140 tests a day per million people India’s average is 479 while 28 states have an average of more than 140 tests a day per million. Among the states performing high number of tests, Punjab, Rajasthan, MP and UP have already reached a case positivity rate less than 5 per cent,” Bhushan stated right now.

Punjab is amongst states conducting numerous assessments. While India’s assessments per million common is 15,119, the info for Punjab is 20,221.

The following states have case positivity charge lower than 10 per cent—Haryana (5.40 computer), Assam (6.10 computer), West Bengal (9 computer) and Karnataka 9.80 computer.

Tests per million in Haryana are 24,914, a lot larger than the nationwide common.

India right now crossed the milestone of conducting greater than 2 crore cumulative COVID assessments with a report 6.60 lakh assessments in 24 hours.

Recovered circumstances — 12, 30, 509 at the moment are greater than double of the energetic circumstances 586296.

Case fatality charge within the nation dropped to 2.10 computer on the lowest degree because the first lock down.

Meanwhile, the federal government additionally shared mortality evaluation right now saying 68 per cent of all 38,938 COVID deaths in India as of right now have concerned males and the remainder girls.

Even right now, 87 computer of deaths are occurring within the age group 45 to 60 plus years with half of all deaths amongst 60 plus individuals and 37 computer of all deaths in 45 to 60 12 months olds.

Age teams beneath 17 years and 18 to 25 years each make up one per cent every of general deaths.



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