Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Home Life Style Health & Fitness Covid-19 Recovery Rate Crosses 80% in Agra

Covid-19 Recovery Rate Crosses 80% in Agra

Recovery rate of Covid patients in Agra goes up to 80%

The Agra district administration’s concerted efforts and coordinated execution of the multi-dimensional strategy to combat the spread of COVID-19, has begun to show results. On Monday, the number of containment zones came down to 54 from 64. And the city reported a recovery rate of over 80 per cent.

District Magistrate P.N. Singh is being credited for being proactive and taking effective steps to bridge the communication gaps, though problems and complaints about testing facilities continue to pour in. “It has taken 100 days to learn and gear up to respond effectively to situations. Better monitoring and prompt response of the medical teams are now helping us control the community spread,” a senior official said.

Follow NewsGram on Instagram to keep yourself updated.

Though communication and mobility have increased and the bazars have more or less resumed normal operations, the transmission of the infection has largely been controlled to identified hotspots. “But this is not to say that there are no problems. A visit to the district hospital and the sample collection centre nearby, tells the sordid story. People have to wait endlessly without basic facilities to give samples. A large number of patients are sent back home as their symptoms are not considered worth sampling,” a medical activist Shravan Singh said.

Recovery rate of Covid patients in Agra goes up to 80%
The total number of cases in the Taj city has gone up to 1,219 in the last 24 hours. Pixabay

With nine new cases of COVID-19, the total number of cases in Agra have gone up to 1,219 in the last 24 hours. However, there has been no increase in the number of fatalities which stand at 85.

The total number of patients discharged so far is 1,017. Health officials said the number of samples tested is 22,063.

Also Read: Watch Party: Amazon Prime Video Rolls Out Online Social Viewing Tool

The health activists, however, have questioned the administration about the decreasing number of tests, especially when the facilities for testing have increased. Against the capacity of 800 to 1,000 only around 350 samples were being tested daily, said the activists. The nodal officer denied the charge and clarified that so far 25,000 samples had been tested, and as per the need the size would be increased.

The district authorities said the focus now would be on pool sampling. From July 5, the state government has directed survey of all families. The Health department teams will go from home to home, thermal screening and measuring oxygen levels in each member of the family. On Monday, the department claimed more than 10,000 people in over 2,500 families had been tested and provided medical consultation. (IANS)

STAY CONNECTED

18,988FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,784FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Hindu Gods to Worship According to Your Rashi

There are many Gods and Goddesses in Hindu Dharma. If you're confused, which God should you worship and why, then here are answers to...

Habits To Teach Your Child in This COVID-19 World

The fight against COVID-19 continues to take place all over the world. With most of us homebound owing to the home-sheltering and social restrictions,...

Follow A Low-Carb Diet For Weight Loss

Thinking weight loss usually means cutting carbohydrates - whether that's sugar or bread - out of your diet; the first option most people turn...

Cancer Cells Can be Killed By Fatty Acid, Says Research

In a major study, the researchers have shown that a fatty acid called dihomogamma-linolenic acid, or DGLA, can kill human cancer cells. The study, published...

Here’s How You Can Avoid Skin Allergies Caused by Masks

Wearing a mask is a must, but this has led to many complaints of various skin issues. Masks create a hot and moist environment...

Israel and it’s Colonialist Agenda Towards Palestine

By Alisha  While the pandemic engraves its name in the history textbook and economic and racial tensions spread like a wildfire, Israel’s threat to annex...

Top 5 Hindu Temples to Visit Across Asia

According to many scholars, Hinduism is the world’s oldest religion, with roots dating back more than 4,000 years. Approximately 95 percent of the world’s...

Stress hormone Linked to Higher Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetic Patients

Researchers have showcased a clear link between the stress hormone cortisol and higher blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Previous research has...

Recent Comments