The Union Health Ministry has said that the India continues to register a decline in daily active cases of Covid -19 and further improvement in recovery from infection. Addressing media in New Delhi yesterday, Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry Lav Agarwal said that continuous decline in daily cases is being noticed since India reported a peak with nearly four lakh 14 thousand cases on the 7th of May. He said, now almost 85 per cent decline in such cases has been seen since the highest reported peak in daily new cases. He said,
On recovery rate from the infection, Mr Agarwal said that the country is also witnessing a consistent increase in recovery rate. He said, on the 3rd of May , the overall recovery rate was 81.8 per cent and now it has reached the mark of 96 per cent.
Member Health, NITI Aayog, Dr V K Paul said that the study conducted on the healthcare workers about vaccination suggests that chances of hospitalization reduce by 75 to 80 per cent after vaccination when an individual gets infected from coronavirus. He said, the study clearly shows that the vaccination provides protection from the serious infection.