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6 States Reporting High Number of Covid Deaths, Government Says | India News


NEW DELHI: The Union Health Ministry said Saturday that the Covid-19 situation is stabilizing in the country with a rate of positivity, daily cases and active cases reducing. However, states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and 3 other states are reporting a high number of deaths.
Here are the main points:

  • There are only 7 states reporting more than 10,000 cases and 6 states with 5,000-10,000 cases.
  • Six states are reporting high death toll: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, UP, Punjab, and Delhi.
  • The pandemic is stabilizing in a large part of the country.
  • The COVID-19 The rate of positivity and active cases in the country is decreasing.
  • There are more than 93 districts where a decrease in the positivity of cases is observed.
  • The Covid-19 positivity rate has decreased from 24.83% on May 10 to 12.45% on May 22.
  • Although there is an overall decrease in the case load, the Covid-19 positivity rate still exceeds 10% in 382 districts.
  • Eight states have more than 1 lakh of active Covid-19 cases, while 18 states have a positivity rate above 15%.
  • Children can transmit Covid-19, but they almost always have a mild infection and mortality is very low in them.
  • Covishield’s waste has dropped from 8% on March 1 to 1% now, while Covaxin’s waste has decreased from 17% to 4% in the same period.
  • So far there is no consensus at the level of the World Health Organization (WHO) on vaccine passports. Whether vaccinated people will be allowed is still under discussion. As of now, according to WHO country guidelines and guidelines, people with negative Covid test reports are allowed.
  • When talking about treating black fungus infected patients, Lav agarwal He said that amphotericin B was available in the country in limited quantities. Its availability and supply is now increasing. The Ministry of Pharmacy is coordinating with the Ministry of Health for licensing 5 additional manufacturers.

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