Recovery rate of COVID-19 reaches to 72% in Gujarat; CM holds meeting with Central health team

A Central team led by Lav Kumar Agarwal, Joint Secretary in Union Health Ministry has expressed satisfaction over the measures taken by Gujarat Government to contain Coronavirus during the unlock-one. A committee of Expert Group of Doctors constituted by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani apprised the Central team with the measures taken by the State government.

In a meeting with the Central team, the Expert Group of Doctors said that the recovery rate of the COVID-19 patients in the state has gone up to 72 percent. The Expert Group of Doctors also informed about the surveillance and clinical treatment of COVID-19 patients. 580 new cases have been reported in the state during the past 24 hours.

AIR correspondent reports that despite the increase in recovery rate, the number of Covid19 cases in the state is constantly increasing. With 580 new cases reported yesterday, the total cases of Covid19 have gone up to 30158.

The maximum 205 new cases reported from Ahmedabad city. 135 new cases reported from Surat, while 93 new cases reported from Vadodara. 18 patients have lost their lives during the last 24 hours, taking the total death due to Covid19 in the state up to 1772.

Meanwhile, 532 patients have been discharged yesterday after the recovery, taking the total number of patients discharged till now to 22038. According to official sources, out of 6348 active cases in the state, conditions 61 patients are critical and they are on ventilator. More than 3 lakh 51 thousand test have been carried out in the state till date.

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