Only 0.35 Per Cent Covid Cases On Ventilators In India: Health Ministry

0.35% instances are on ventilators and a couple of.81% instances are on Oxygen beds (Representational)

New Delhi:

The precise caseload of COVID-19 within the nation is simply 342,756, stated the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare on Friday including that just one.94 per cent of the instances are in ICUs, 0.35 per cent instances are on ventilators and a couple of.81 per cent instances are on Oxygen beds.

With the best single-day spike of 34,956 instances and 687 deaths, India’s COVID-19 optimistic instances crossed the 10-lakh mark on Friday, in accordance with the ministry.

The entire optimistic instances stand at 1,003,832 together with 342,473 energetic instances, 635,757 cured/discharged/migrated and 25,602 deaths, the ministry said.

“The precise caseload of COVID-19 instances within the nation is simply 342,756, as on date. Greater than 6.35 lakhs (63.33 per cent) of the overall instances have recovered. India, being the second most populous nation on the planet with 1.35 billion individuals, has 727.four instances per million. On the worldwide scale, instances/million inhabitants in India are 4 to eight instances lower than some European international locations,” the ministry stated in an announcement.

The Union Well being Ministry highlighted that the case fatality fee at 18.6 deaths/million of the nation is likely one of the lowest on the planet.

“Nearly 80 per cent of the asymptomatic and delicate instances have been suggested dwelling isolation underneath medical supervision. The average and extreme sufferers are being handled in both the Devoted COVID Hospitals or Devoted COVID Well being Centres.

“The technique of dwelling isolation for the delicate and asymptomatic sufferers has ensured to maintain the hospitals unburdened, the place the main target has been on therapy of the extreme instances and discount of fatality. Additionally it is notable that lower than 1.94 per cent of the instances are in ICUs, 0.35 per cent instances are on ventilators and a couple of.81 per cent instances are on Oxygen beds,” the ministry stated.

The ministry stated that India has adopted an ordinary of care protocol for the differentiated categorisation of COVID-19 sufferers — delicate, average and extreme — as clearly formulated within the Scientific Administration Protocol of Ministry of Well being & Household Welfare (MoHFW).

The efficient scientific administration methods have proven to yield optimistic outcomes, it stated.

“Medical infrastructure to make sure high quality therapy of the admitted sufferers is being repeatedly augmented throughout the nation. Because of concerted efforts, the COVID-19 Hospital Infrastructure to deal with COVID-19 is stronger at this time. It has 1,383 Devoted COVID Hospitals, 3,107 Devoted COVID Healthcare Centres and 10,382 COVID Care Centres. Collectively they’ve a capability of 46,673 ICU beds. 21,848 ventilators are deployed within the hospitals in all states/UTs,” learn the discharge.

Asserting that there isn’t any scarcity of N95 masks and PPE kits, the Well being Ministry stated that the Centre has provided 235.58 lakh N95 masks and 124.26 lakh PPE kits to State/UTs/central establishments. 

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