Mumbai: India’s COVID-19 cumulative positivity rate is 5.42 per cent and positivity rate last week was at 1.82 per cent said Union Health Ministry on Thursday adding as many as 47 districts have not reported new COVID-19 cases and 251 districts have not reported any COVID-19- related deaths in the last three weeks.
Addressing a press conference here, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that active cases in the country are less than 1.60 lakh and are decreasing.
“India’s COVID-19 cumulative positivity rate is 5.42 per cent and is steadily decreasing. The COVID-19 positivity rate was 1.82 percent last week. There are two states that have 70 percent active cases: Kerala and Maharashtra. Only Maharashtra and Kerala There are more than 35,000 active COVID-19 cases. A total of 47 districts have not reported new COVID19 cases in the last 3 weeks and 251 districts have not reported any COVID-related deaths in the last 3 weeks,” Bhushan said.
There are two states that have 70% of the active cases — Kerala and Maharashtra. 47 districts haven't reported new COVID19 cases in last 3 weeks and 251 districts have not reported any COVID related deaths in the last 3 weeks: Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan pic.twitter.com/adIvDAlRH7
— ANI (@ANI) February 4, 2021
“The recovery rate has crossed the 97 per cent level and deaths due to COVID-19 are also declining. India has 7,819 cases per million population and the number of deaths per million population is 112. Testing per million population is 144,359,” he added.
Bhushan said that a total of 45,93,427 doses of vaccines have been taken in the country.
“India has become the fastest nation to reach 4 million COVID-19 vaccinations. The first 4 million vaccines take only 18 days to operate. While we are vaccinating healthcare and frontline workers across the country, we are 30039. Are. Private calls are being made. As vaccination session sites. At the same time, we are using 5912 public hospitals as vaccination sites, “he added.
Explaining the evaluation system, a feedback mechanism was practised through the co-win platform, Bhushan said, adding that a personalized SMS was sent to all beneficiaries the day after the vaccination.
“A total of 97 per cent people who have received COVID-19 vaccine are satisfied The results are based on the feedback registered by vaccinated people. Out of 37,10,34,000 people, 5,12,128 have responded,” he said