More than 7 lakh persons have recovered from COVID-19 in India

Chandigarh, July 20, 2020: The Case Fatality
Rate in the country continues to register
a steady downfall.
It has dropped to 2.46% today.
India has one of the lowest Case
Fatality Rates in the world.
Effective clinical management of
the moderate and severe cases
through a well executed Standard of
Care protocol has ensured high rate
of recovery among the COVID
patients.
The Centre is handholding and
supporting the State/UT governments
in collectively combating
COVID-19.
One such initiative is e-ICU program
of AIIMS, New Delhi. Aimed
at reducing mortality, AIIMS has
mentored and supported 43 big hospitals
in 11 States through shared
experiences and technical advice
from domain experts in clinical
management of ICU patients.
This has substantially boosted
their capacity in treatment of critical
care patients.
More than 7 lakh persons have
been cured of COVID-19 and discharged
till now.
This has further expanded the difference
between those who are
active COVID patients and the
recovered persons (7,00,086) by
3,09,627.
22,664 COVID patients have
recovered from COVID-19 in the
last 24 hours.
The recovery rate as of now is at
62.62%.
Medical attention is being provided
to all the 3,90,459 active cases,
in hospitals and home isolation.
Update on Chandigarh (upto
6.30 pm)
Thirty patients were declared
cured and discharged in the last 24
hours.
These patients are residents of
Khuda Lahora, Manimajra, Sectors
25, 32, 38, 40, 44, 45, 49, 50 and 55
The youngest was a 1 month old
baby, while the oldest was a 82 year
old woman.
20 patients were declared Positive
in the UT in the last 24 hours.
They are from Bapu Dham
Colony, Daria, Dadu Majra Colony,
Manimajra, Dhanas, Sectors 7, 22,
29,40, 45, 49, 61 and 63.
With this, the total number of
Active Cases in Chandigarh is 207.
The results of 57 samples is
awaited.
Mohali has184 positive cases.
while Panchkula has 122 positive
cases.
During the War Room Meeting
hled today and discussion with doctors,
a view emerged that since there
was lack of adequate compliance
about social distancing and mask
wearing, there was no option but to
go for total curfew in the weekends
in the entire tri-city.
This has become unavoidable to
break the chain and arrest the sudden
surge in the cases in tri-city. A
final decision will be taken by the
Administrator on Wednesday.
Manoj Parida, Adviser stated that
he has written to both the Chief Secretaries
of Punjab and Haryana to
agree to UT’s proposal for curfew in
the tri-city during weekend, since
weekend curfew only in Chandigarh
will not be effective unless it is
simultaneously imposed in Mohali
and Panchkula.

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