Based on a Karnataka government survey, it has been claimed that as on 16 September, at least 1.93 crore (27.3 percent) people in the state have either been infected or are infected with the corona virus. The government has conducted this survey to assess the spread of Kovid-19 in the state.
State Health Minister Dr. K Sudhakar said that the survey was conducted in 30 districts of the state from September 3 to 16. According to Sudhakar, the state government wanted to find out at what speed Kovid-19 is spreading.
The minister said that the government should have clear information about how the infection is spreading in the districts and how its spread can be stopped. He said that the size of samples in the entire state was 16,585. Of these, investigation reports of 15,624 have been submitted. Rapid antigen testing and RT PCR were performed as well as IgG screening. The survey found that Kovid-19 has a mortality rate of 0.05 percent.
Corona cases rise in Delhi, Bengal, Kerala and Manipur: Center
The Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that between October 3 and November 3, cases of corona virus infection have increased in Kerala, Delhi, West Bengal and Manipur. During the same period, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh were among the top states where Kovid-19 cases registered a decline.
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that for the last seven weeks, the average number of cases and deaths of Kovid-19 daily has continued to decline. For this reason the health system has not been unnecessarily burdened, the pressure on hospitals has come down. He said that between 16 September and 22 September, the country received an average of 90,346 cases daily, but between 28 October and 3 November, an average of 45,884 cases a day came. Bhushan said that between October 3 and November 3, the number of under-treated patients in West Bengal increased from 26,865 to 36,576, from 77564 in Kerala to 86,792, from 26,450 in Delhi to 33,308 and from 2336 in Manipur to 3568.