India has limited corona virus cases and deaths,says health minister

  • | Monday | 14th September, 2020

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Monday addressed the Monsoon Session 2020 of the Parliament on Day 1 and gave a statement in the Lok Sabha on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation in India. He said that COVID-19 cases per million population in the country have been limited to 3,328, while COVID-19 related deaths have been limited to 55 per million population.

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Monday addressed the Monsoon Session 2020 of the Parliament on Day 1 and gave a statement in the Lok Sabha on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation in India. He said that COVID-19 cases per million population in the country have been limited to 3,328, while COVID-19 related deaths have been limited to 55 per million population.

“With our endeavour to manage Covid-19, India has been able to limit its cases and deaths to 3,328 cases and 55 deaths per million population respectively, which is one of the lowest in the world as compared to similarly affected countries,” the Minister said.

Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan also said that there are primarily 13 states from which the maximum number of cases (more than one lakh) and deaths have been reported. Maximum cases and deaths primarily reported from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal, Bihar, Telangana, Odisha, Assam, Kerala and Gujarat. All these reported more than 1 lakh cases,” he added.

"77,512 recoveries registered in the last 24 hours in India taking the total number of recoveries to 37,80,107 and recovery rate to 78 per cent. More than 60% of active cases are concentrated in 5 states- Maharashtra”,informed the health minister of the country. The Monsoon session 2020 of Parliament commenced today. This is the first Parliament session being held amid the COVID-19 pandemic. All safety measures have been initiated to conduct the session as per health guidelines amid COVID-19. 



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