In a rustic of 1.35 billion individuals, there are solely zero.1 million circumstances of COVID-19, mentioned Union Well being and Household Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday.
“Today we have a mortality of 3 per cent only. In a country of 1.35 billion, there are only 0.1 million cases of COVID19,” mentioned Mr Vardhan in his tackle after taking cost because the chairman of the World Well being Organisation (WHO) Government Board.
“India faced COVID-19 in a proactive and pre-emptive way, with unmatched scale and determination. The recovery rate is above 40 and doubling rate is 13 days,” he added.
“I am aware I am entering this office at a time of global crisis on account of this pandemic. At a time, when we all understand that there will be many health challenges in the next two decades. All these challenges demand a shared response,” he mentioned.
Mr Vardhan took up the brand new task on the 147th session of the WHO Government Board, being held just about.
WHO Director-Common Tedros Ghebreyesus welcomed him for the brand new function: “I would like to congratulate and welcome Dr Harsh Vardhan on his election as the new chair. Dr Harsh Vardhan, you have a tough act to follow but I’m sure you will do it with the same energy and commitment as Dr Nakatani.”
In accordance with the newest replace of Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare (MoHFW), there are a complete of 1,18,447 confirmed COVID-19 circumstances in India together with 48,534 individuals cured, 66,330 energetic circumstances and three,583 deaths and one migrated.