Rate of doubling of coronavirus cases in Hry 2 weeks: Vij

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Rate of doubling of coronavirus cases in Hry 2 weeks: Vij

Wednesday, 22 April 2020 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said that the rate at which the number of coronavirus cases in Haryana was doubling is 13.15 days as against the national average of 7.5 days.

The reports of Union Health Ministry revealed that the rate at which the number of corona virus cases in the country was doubling in the last one week has slowed to 7.5 days, as against 3.4 days before the nationwide lockdown was imposed. Vij tweeted, “Doubling of #Covid-19 cases in Haryana is in 13.15 days as against 7.5 days in the country.” He also said that Haryana was fast moving towards normalcy.  “With 56.7 per cent recovery rate against 16.38 per cent of all India rate of #coronavirus cases, Haryana is moving fast towards normalcy,” he said.

“There are 108 active #Covid-19 patients as of today in #Haryana. Death rate in Haryana is 0.79 per cent against 3.15 per cent of the country.

Tests per million of population in Haryana are 548 against all India average of 304,” he said. In another development, the Health Minister said that the State government has taken all the possible measures to check Covid-19 outbreak.

He said that Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits will be given to doctors and health workers, sanitation workers battling the Covid-19 outbreak in containment zone area. 

Vij said, “The team of health workers engaged in survey and screening of patients will be provided PPE kits in the Containment Zone.”

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