As Covid Cases Climb To 7.42l, Govt Ropes In Experts To Check Fatality Rate

Millennium Post Delhi|July 09, 2020

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As Covid Cases Climb To 7.42l, Govt Ropes In Experts To Check Fatality Rate
NEW DELHI: As the COVID19 caseload increased to 7,42,417 with 22,752 fresh cases in a day on Wednesday and 20,642 deaths being reported with 482 people succumbing to the disease, the Union Health ministry has roped in specialist doctors from the AIIMS to provide expert guidance and knowledge support on COVID-19 to their peers manning ICUs in at least 17 state hospitals as an effort to reduce the fatality rate.

In a much-needed relief to contain the spread of the virus, the recovery rate has improved to 61.53 per cent as the number of recoveries stands at 4,56,831, while there are 2,64,944 active cases of Coronavirus infection in the country.

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July 09, 2020