COVID-19 recovery rate in India inches closer to 60%

The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients further has improved to 59.07% even as the number of cases continues to rise, government data showed on Tuesday. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India rose to 5,66,840 on Tuesday with the death toll jumping to 16,893. This shows that the fatality rate among COVID-19 patients in India is 2.98%. While there are 2,15,125 active cases, all under active medical supervision, 3,34,821 patients have been cured and…

"COVID-19 recovery rate in India inches closer to 60%"

COVID-19 growth rate in Mumbai’s Dharavi

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Sunday informed that the rate of growth of coronavirus cases in Mumbai’s Dharavi has reduced to 1.02 per cent in June from 12 per cent in April. It said that proactive measures by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) ensured an improved case doubling time to 43 days in May and 78 days in June. “Being densely populated (2,27,136 persons/sq km), Dharavi had 491 cases in April…

"COVID-19 growth rate in Mumbai’s Dharavi"

fight rumours of lockdown & plan for Unlock 2.0

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said there is a need to fight rumours of lockdown and plan phase 2 of Unlock even as the number of coronavirus cases rises rapidly in the country. The Prime Minister held the second part of two-day interaction with chief ministers of various states and Union territories via video conferencing to discuss the situation post Unlock 1.0 and plan for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat,…

"fight rumours of lockdown & plan for Unlock 2.0"

4 symptoms of coronavirus & how to get tested

symptoms In early 2020, a new virus began generating headlines all over the world because of the unprecedented speed of its transmission. Its origins have been traced to a food market in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. From there, it’s reached countries as distant as the United States and the Philippines. The virus (officially named SARS-CoV-2) has been responsible for millions of infections globally, causing hundreds of thousands of deaths. The United States is the most affected…

"4 symptoms of coronavirus & how to get tested"

health assistance from the US in the COVID-19 fight

The United States government, through its Agency for International Development (USAID), has announced additional assistance of US $3 million to India to fight the COVID-19 crisis, the agency said on Wednesday. In coordination with the Government of India, USAID is providing these funds to the Partnerships for Affordable Healthcare Access and Longevity (PAHAL) project, an innovative financing platform of IPE Global. “This additional funding to support India in its continuing efforts to combat COVID-19 is…

"health assistance from the US in the COVID-19 fight"