- On Tuesday, 1099 patients died in the country;
- Maharashtra recorded 11 thousand 119 cases on Tuesday, 9 thousand 356 patients have recovered here;
The number of corona infected in the country has increased to 27 lakh 66 thousand 626. The number of recovered patients also crossed 20 lakh. On Tuesday, a record 60 thousand 455 infections people recovered. They constitutes 73% of the total patients. On the other hand, 65 thousand 24 cases were reported corona positive on Tuesday. Maharashtra has the highest number of cases at 11 thousand 119. Andhra Pradesh ranked second. 9 thousand 652 cases were reported here.
The number of recovered patients tripled from the active case;
As of Wednesday morning, there are 6 lakh 76 thousand 387 active cases, so the number of recovered patients has increased to 20 lakh 36 thousand 703. Earlier, in Lockdown-3 i.e. on May 1, there were 11 thousand 707 active cases, then the number of healthy patients was 29 thousand 453.
- The Union Health Ministry released its figures on Wednesday morning. According to this, 64 thousand 531 cases were reported in the last 24 hours and 1092 people died. With this, the number of infected in the country increased to 27 lakh 67 thousand 274. At the same time, there are 6 lakh 76 thousand 514 active cases. On the other hand, 20 lakh 37 thousand 871 patients became healthy. So far, 52 thousand 889 people have died in the country.
- The Indian Council of Medical Research said that on August 18, 8 lakh one thousand 518 tests were done. With this, 3 crore 17 lakh 42 thousand 782 samples have been investigated so far in the country.
Top five states;
1. Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, 125 infected were found on Tuesday. Five patients, including former national hockey player Javed Iqbal, succumbed during treatment. Iqbal, 62, was admitted to AIIMS for 19 days. The total infectious population in the capital has crossed 9 thousand (9106). 259 people have died here. So far, 30 people who have recovered from corona have donated plasma.
Higher Education Minister of the country, Dr. Mohan Yadav has also been infected. His report came back positive on Tuesday, while he was involved in the royal ride of Lord Mahakal in Ujjain on Monday. During this, many BJP leaders were with him including Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, MP Anil Ferozia. Currently, he has been admitted to the Aurobindo Hospital in Indore. After Minister Mohan Yadav got infected, many BJP leaders of the state have quarantined themselves.
More than 1300 cases were found for the third consecutive day in the state. There was a record 1347 cases and 11 deaths on Tuesday. For the first time 247 patients were found in Jaipur. The dead included 3 from Jaipur, 3 from Bikaner, 2 from Barmer, 1 each from Ajmer, Tonk and Ganganagar. In the last 24 hours, 1306 patients have also recovered, 1469 were discharged.
Post covid treatment will be arranged exclusively in Patna AIIMS. Corona patients are currently being treated. But post covid treatment will also start. This is because, after recovering from corona, some such diseases start bothering the patient, which needs treatment. Especially those corona positive patients who had to receive oxygen or ventilators during treatment.
Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, the nodal officer of Patna AIIMS, said that four to five patients have come here who have gone well but symptoms have been found in them. These patients are the number of patients who had pneumonia, lung disease or difficulty breathing.
The Maharashtra government on Tuesday asked all the collectors of the state to take strict action against the hospitals under the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana (MJPJAY) for charging higher fees from covid-19 patients. The government said that if a hospital does not do so, then a penalty of should be charged.
Meanwhile, 4 infected were found on Tuesday in Dharavi, Mumbai. Now there are 2,676 patients here. For the past 15 days, less than 10 patients are coming out positive in this area on a daily basis. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officer said that 2333 patients have recovered after treatment. At present there are 84 active cases.
- Uttar Pradesh
More than 4 thousand cases are coming back positive on a daily basis in the state of Uttar Pradesh . On Tuesday, 4218 cases were reported. Meanwhile, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Avnish Awasthi said that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked to increase testing in the state. 75 to 80 thousand rapid antigen tests and 40 to 50 thousand RT-PCR tests should be done daily in the state. In this way, about 1 lakh 25 thousand tests can be done daily.
The corona cases do not seem to be slowing down, but many are relieved due to the increase in the number of recovered cases. This still does not negate the fact that everyday more than sixty thousand people test corona positive. The public should be aware and follow the guidelines.