MP's Covid-19 recovery rate reaches 77.3 per cent
BHOPAL [Maha Media]: In Madhya Pradesh, Corona patients are recovering at a fast pace. The recovery rate in the state has reached 77.3 per cent. The death rate in the state has also come down to 1.86 per cent.
According to the reports, the number of Corona tests per 10 lakh has reached 22 thousand 425 in Madhya Pradesh.
At the same time, the state has a positivity rate of 5.87 per cent. Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Mohammad Suleman said that out of the total Corona patients in the state, eight thousand 803 are in home isolation, which is 39 per cent of the total patients. They are being monitored regularly. Maximum 882 patients in isolation are in Bhopal.
The government has instructed the officials to take necessary measures for the control of Corona at the local level by taking the advice of religious leaders, representatives of various societies, voluntary organizations, doctors and traders.
Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 cases in the state climbed up to more than one lakh eight thousand while 83 thousand 618 have recovered so far. There are now 22 thousand 542 active cases in Madhya Pradesh.
Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said corona recovery rate has increased to 77.30 per cent as the state government is combating Covid 19 on a war footing. The chief minister gave the statement in the assembly on Monday as Congress party demanded to know the status of infection in the state. During one-day session, the leader of opposition and former chief minister Kamal Nath drew attention towards growing Covid 19 infection and made suggestions.
In response, chief minister Chouhan said the recovery rate was 19.03 per cent on May 1. Till March 23, testing capacity was only 300 per day and only three testing labs existed.
The state is receiving 20 tons of oxygen from Maharashtra while Centre is supplying 50 tons to the state. Chief minister Chouhan said state will start producing 200 tons of oxygen as a plant is proposed in Hoshangabad.