In last 30 days, 32 percent increase in rate of recovery
The recovery rate from Covid-19 in Uttarakhand has witnessed a big jump of 32 percent in the last 30 days. The recovery rate in the state on June 9 was 49 percent which climbed to 81 percent on July 9.
The data provided by the Social Development for Communities Foundation, Dehradun which is based on the bulletin of state health department till July 9 show that the mountainous districts of Rudraprayag, Tehri, Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar and Almora have recovery rates in excess of 90 percent. Udham Singh Nagar with a recovery rate of 63 percent has the lowest recovery rate in the state. Here a total of 227 patients out of 361 Covid-19 patients have recovered so far. Nainital has a recovery rate of 67 percent while provisional state capital Dehradun has a recovery rate of 78 percent. Here 805 patients of the disease have been detected so far and out of them 627 have recovered from the disease.
The founder of the foundation, Anoop Nautiyal said that apart from an increase in recovery rate, the infection rate in the state has reduced in the last 30 days. He said that compared to 4.22 percent on July 9, the infection rate was 4.74 percent on June 30 and 4.47 percent on June 10.
Tehri district has the highest infection rate of 10.85 percent in the state. Here 426 samples out of total 3925 tested have been found positive. Nainital has an infection rate of 6.27 percent while infection rate in Almora is 6.01 percent. Champawat has an infection rate of 2.54 percent which is lowest in the state. Here 63 samples out of 2483 tested have been found positive for the disease.
Saturday, 11 July 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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