new Delhi: Amidst growing cases of Covid-19in the country, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said that the timely decisions of the government, including the nationwide lockdown to deal with the epidemic, prevented about 14-29 lakh cases of infection and 37,000 cases. – Helped to save 38,000 people from death.
Making a statement in the Lok Sabha on the Covid-19epidemic and the steps taken by the government to combat it, Harsh Vardhan said that about 92 per cent of cases in India are mildly symptomatic, while only 5.8 per cent cases require oxygen therapy and only 1.7 per cent. is. The case remained with the ICU.
He said that as of September 11, a total of 45,62,414 cases of novel coronavirus were reported in India and 76,271 people died due to infection. He informed that the death rate from infection is 1.67 percent. He said that the central government took Covid-19as the highest level political challenge.
Harsh Vardhan said that following the people’s curfew on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call before implementing the government’s bold decision to impose lockdown at the national level, it is evidence that India coexisted and successfully lived with this epidemic. is. Blunted its aggressive stance.
He said, “It is estimated that the decisions taken by the government helped to prevent about 14-29 lakh cases of infection and save 37,000-38,000 people from death.” Harsh Vardhan said in the Lok Sabha that 35, 42,663 people have recovered from the infection so far and this number is 77.65 percent of the total cases.
He said, “I want to inform this House that the government is taking all necessary steps to intervene in the outbreak-19 outbreak in India.” He said that the highest number of cases of infection and deaths have come mainly from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal, Telangana, Odisha, Assam, Kerala and Gujarat.
He said, “The number of cases in all these states is more than one lakh. Harsh Vardhan said that according to the World Health Organization, the number of cases of coronavirus infection in treatment is more than 2.79 crore and the infection is 9.05. More than a million people have died. He said that the death rate from infection in the world is 3.2 percent.
The Health Minister said that due to the efforts of the entire government and the whole society to cope with the coronavirus, in limiting the number of cases of change of India and the number of patients who lost their lives to 3,328 cases per million population and death of 55 people. Has been successful which has one of the lowest rates in the world as compared to other countries.
He said that research is still being done on several parameters of epidemics such as infection and non-symptomatic infections. He said, “There was a time when indigenous production of Bagai was not happening. Today we are self-dependent in this case and are also in a position to do x. ”
The minister said, “A group of ministers have met 20 times since its formation on February 3, 2020 in my growth.” The Minister of Foreign Affairs is the Minister of Civil Aviation in this Group of Ministers. He said that the Home Ministry had constituted 11 empowered groups on 10 March on various aspects of divided-19 management in the country.
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