He additionally highlighted that the variety of lively Covid-19 instances within the nation are lower than 7 lakh and the doubling fee has elevated to 97.2 days.
Vardhan, who reviewed the Covid-19 preparedness with the well being and medical training ministers and different senior officers of Uttar Pradesh, stated within the final three months, the nation has seen important enchancment within the Covid parameters, the well being ministry stated in an announcement.
“From recording over 95,000 Covid-19 cases in a day, they have been substantially reduced to less than 55,000 per day. The recovery rate of India is nearing 90 per cent. The Case Fatality Rate (CFR) is also declining. CFR stands at 1.51 per cent and is moving towards the target of being less than 1 per cent,” he was quoted as saying in the statement.
“The number of active cases are less than 7 lakh and the doubling rate has increased to 97.2 days, as of now,” Vardhan said.
From just one lab, the country now has nearly 2,000 laboratories.
The number of total Covid-19 tests conducted across the country have surpassed 10 crore.
“This is a positive indication that we are moving in the right direction,” the minister said.
He said appropriate measures are being taken to combat the infectious disease.
“But the next three months are going to be decisive in determining the situation of Covid-19 in the country. If we take adequate precaution and follow Covid appropriate behaviour in the coming festival and winter season, we will be in a better position to fight coronavirus,” Vardhan said.
“For a big state like Uttar Pradesh, it becomes important that maximum thrust is given to simple precautionary measures which are effective in preventing the spread of the disease to a large extent like wearing masks/face cover, especially in public spaces, and following hand and respiratory etiquettes,” he added.
The well being minister additionally spoke to officers of the districts the place contemporary Covid-19 instances or deaths are rising.
He stated as on date, Uttar Pradesh has a fatality fee of 1.46 per cent which is lower than the nationwide common. The restoration fee of the state (92.2 per cent) can be greater than the nationwide restoration fee. The positivity fee is 3.44 per cent, the assertion stated.
Vardhan additionally burdened that the northern state must give attention to rising testing, surveillance, contact tracing and early prognosis to maintain the fatality fee low. He appreciated the efforts of the state in vaccinating these youngsters who had been disregarded of immunisation because of the pandemic, it added.