Dr. Balaram Bhargava, director general of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), also said in a press conference that being re-infected with Kovid-19 is "very rare" but it can happen. However, he clarified that this is not a matter of concern. Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan emphasized that India is among the countries with the highest number of people recovering from Kovid-19. He said that there are 14 states and union territories in the country where the number of patients under treatment is less than 5,000.
Bhushan said that there are 18 states and union territories in the country, where the total number of patients undergoing treatment is between 5,000 and 50,000, while only four states where the number of patients under treatment is more than 50,000. Highlighting the high number of people recovering in India, Bhushan said that more than 38.5 lakh patients have been cured. This number is one of the highest recovery rates in the world. Statistics from Johns Hopkins University show that India has the highest number of recovers.
Just 11 days after crossing the number of 40 lakhs in the country, the total number of infected in India has crossed 50 lakhs.
According to the data of the states and union territories, 38,59,399 patients have become healthy in the country so far. According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health till eight o'clock on Tuesday morning, the total number of infected people increased to 49,30,236 with the arrival of 83,809 new patients in the last 24 hours while the number of dead with 1054 more patients died in one day. Was increased to 80,776. Thus the rate of recovery of patients on Tuesday is 78.28 percent.
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However, according to the 'PTI' table by night, the total number of cases of Kovid-19 in India had gone up to 50,05,963 while the death toll had risen to 81,989. The number of people recovering from this epidemic has also increased to 39,26,096. This table has been prepared based on the data provided by states and union territories.
Talking about India's fight against Kovid-19, Bhargava said, "If you look at the European countries and the United States, you find that they have reached the peak here and during that time whether it is Spain, Britain, Be it Sweden or Italy, a large number of deaths occurred. That high level came down and after that they are facing another wave. "He said," Fortunately, we learned from him in India and we were able to prevent high levels of infection. We organized the high level in such a way that we did not have a large number of deaths and the reason was scientific. A very effective lockdown that was imposed in the last months of March, April and May. Therefore, we did not have a high standard in that regard.
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According to John Hopkins University of America, which has collected Kovid-19 data from all over the world, India is at the forefront of people recovering from this epidemic, followed by Brazil and then America. According to university data, India ranks second after the US in terms of people affected by the infection, while it is third after the US and Brazil in terms of death toll.
Bhargava said that the National Task Force on the Kovid-19 and Joint Monitoring Group in the Ministry of Health will take a decision on continuation of treatment using plasma system for treatment of the infected after reviewing the data from controlled trials.
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Bhushan stressed that the Kovid-19 probe in India is growing rapidly. He said that we took 27 days to reach the test of one crore to two crore samples whereas in ten days, from four crore samples to 50 million samples reached the test.
Bhushan said that 5.8 crore samples have been tested so far, out of which 76 lakh samples were tested last week.
According to statistics, 9,90,061 patients are being treated in the country right now. This is 20.08 percent of the total cases.