With nearly 16 lakh recoveries, India’s recovery rate nearly 70%

New Delhi/Chandigarh, August 11, 2020: The successful implementation of effective containment strategy, aggressive and comprehensive testing coupled with standardized clinical management of the critical patients based on holistic Standard of Care approach, have resulted in a sharp hike in the recovery rate, which is pegged at nearly 70% today.
With more patients recovering and being discharged from hospitals and home isolation (in case of mild and moderate cases), the total recoveries have jumped to 15,83,489 with 47,746 COVID-19 patients discharged in the last 24 hours.
The actual case load of the country is the active cases (6,39,929) which is only 28.21% of the total positive cases.
They are under active medical supervision.
With a consistent and sustained increase in recoveries, the gap between recovered patients and active COVID-19 cases has reached nearly 9.5 lakh.
India’s TEST, TRACK, TREAT strategy is showing the desired result- the gap between percentage Recoveries and percentage Active Cases is growing every day.
Focus on improved and effective clinical treatment in hospitals, use of non-invasive, improved and coordinated services of the ambulances for ferrying patients for prompt and timely treatment have resulted in seamless efficient patient management of COVID-19 patients.
As a result, the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) has been low when compared to the global average.
It has fallen below 2% today, currently standing at 1.99%.
Update on Chandigarh (as at 7 pm):
In the last 24 hours, 11 patients were declared cured and discharged.
In the same period, 75 new persons were diagnosed as Positive for Covid-19.
One fatality was reported from the city. An 81 years old woman resident of Sector 43 tested as COVID Positive in PGI on 10th August expired in PGI on 10th August.She had a history of heart disease and stenting. She had come to PGI for treatment of her heart ailment.
The total number of Active Cases now in Chandigarh are 628.
The results of 87 samples is awaited.
Meanwhile, the Administration announced two new Containment Zones – 24 houses from 2778 to 2801, Sector 40 and 23 flats and 1 garage from 1185 to 1190, Sector 46, Chandigarh.

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