Overall Covid-19 situation stabilising in India: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: The Union well being ministry on Saturday mentioned that general Covid-19 scenario is stabilising in India and the federal government is working in the direction of making certain additional stabilisation.
Addressing a press convention, the well being ministry mentioned 11 states have over 1 lakh energetic instances, Eight states have 50,000 to 1 lakh energetic instances, and 17 have lower than 50,000 instances.
Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh, that are recording a excessive variety of Covid-19 instances, are reporting decline within the variety of energetic instances, it mentioned.
“Our containment efforts are working. Total positivity charge in India, which stood at 21.9% final week has now fallen to 19.8%. Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Daman & Diu, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh have reported a serious drop in case positivity,” the Union well being ministry mentioned.
“The reason for concern is Tamil Nadu the place an increase in variety of energetic instances has been reported in final one week,” it added.
India on Saturday reported the bottom each day instances in 18 days even because the determine considerably stays above the 3-lakh mark. By way of Covid-19 deaths, the each day toll got here under 4,000 after three days.
With 3,26,098 each day new instances, India’s complete caseload now stands at 2,43,72,907.
In the meantime, All India Institute of Medical Sciences’ (AIIMS) Director Randeep Guleria mentioned instances of Mucormycosis- generally referred to as Black Fungus are on the rise including that misuse of steroids is a serious trigger behind the an infection.
“As Covid-19 instances are growing, it is of paramount significance that we comply with protocols of an infection management practices at hospitals. It’s been seen that secondary infections — fungal & bacterial — are inflicting extra mortality,” he mentioned.
(With company inputs)
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