Health Minister said - Festive season and increased risk of cold infection increase, the next two and a half months the most difficult; Patients crossed 74 million

Posted on 17th Oct 2020 02:36 pm by rohit kumar

The number of corona patients in the country crossed 74 lakh on Friday. So far 74 lakh 30 thousand 635 people have been found infected. It is a matter of relief that 65 lakh 21 thousand 634 people have been cured. So far, one lakh 13 thousand 32 patients have died due to infection.


Health Minister said - Festive season and increased risk of cold infections

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan held a meeting with scientists of the Department of Science and Technology and CSIR on Friday. He said that three vaccines are currently in operation in the country. One phase-3 is in the trial process, while the other two are in phase-2. He said, "The coming two and a half months are very difficult for the country. Festive season and increased risk of cold infection increase. In such a situation, we all have to make efforts and make people aware of it.


There is comforting news among increasing cases of infection. There is a steady decline in active cases. Active case means patients who are currently being treated. The number of such patients has decreased by more than 1.39 lakh in the last 15 days.


There were 9.42 lakh active cases on October 1, which has now come down to 7.94 lakh. Every day around 8 thousand cases are getting reduced. If the same rate remains, by October 31, 6.75 lakh patients will remain in the country. These figures are taken from


Corona updates


Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad is Corona positive. He gave information about this by tweeting. Azad said that he is currently in home isolation on the advice of doctors.


Maharashtra government has given a big discount to women under Unlock 5.0 on Friday. Now women will also be able to travel on Mumbai's local trains. Local trains were started about a month after the lockdown. Only employees engaged in the supply of essential goods and essential services were then allowed to travel.


The Ministry of Industry has given exemption for the export of alcohol-based hand sanitizer containers and dispenser pumps. It was banned earlier because of the Corona crisis.


Bollywood singer Kumar Sanu is Corona positive. His PR team gave this information on his official Facebook page.


Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered the OPD service and some necessary surgeries to be resumed in state hospitals. Punjab government has decided to open schools for students of class 9-12th from October 19 in the state. Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla said that SOP has been prepared for this.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked all states to increase testing and serosurvey. He said this in an important meeting convened in the PMO on Thursday. The PM assured the companies making the vaccine all possible help from the government. He also said that testing facilities should be provided to everyone at a low cost.


The Ministry of Culture has released the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for cultural events taking place across the country. It said that there would be no cultural event in the containment zone. If it is being held in the event hall, then only 50% of people will be able to attend it. A maximum of 200 people will be allowed to join.


Peak came 30 days, then 98 thousand cases had come, now the figure is 60 thousand


Corona has weakened in the country. Cases are coming down and more patients are recovering. In the past one month, there has been a decrease of about 30% in the daily case. On September 16, the new case peak came. 97 thousand 860 cases came that day. Now, this figure is below 70 thousand for the last five days. On Thursday, 60 thousand 419 people were found infected. 68 thousand 202 people were recovered and 835 patients died.


State of five states


1. Madhya Pradesh


On Friday, 1352 people were found infected in the state and 1556 people recovered and went home. 25 patients succumbed during treatment. So far, 1 lakh 57 thousand 936 people have become corona positive. Of these, 13 thousand 928 patients are currently being treated, while 1 lakh 41 thousand 273 people have been cured. So far 2735 patients have died due to infection. The number of testing has also increased to 2.53 million.


2. Rajasthan


On Friday, 2010 new cases were reported in the state. 2201 people were recovered and 15 patients died. So far 1 lakh 69 thousand 289 people have been infected. Of these, 21 thousand 381 patients are currently being treated, while 1 lakh 46 thousand 185 people have been cured. 1723 people have lost their lives from Corona.


3. Bihar


On Friday, 1062 patients were found in the state, 1454 people recovered and 9 patients died. So far 2 lakh 1 thousand 887 people have been infected. Of these, 10 thousand 649 patients are currently being treated, while 1 lakh 90 thousand 256 people have been cured. So far 981 patients have died due to infection.


4. Maharashtra


On Friday, 11 thousand 447 new cases were found in the state and 13 thousand 885 people were recovered. 306 patients died. So far, 79.9 lakh people have been screened. 15 lakh 76 thousand 62 people were found infected. 13 lakh 44 thousand 368 people have been cured among these infected, while 1 lakh 89 thousand 715 patients are still being treated. 41 thousand 502 people have lost their lives due to infection.


5. Uttar Pradesh


On Friday, 1.7 lakh people were screened in the state and 2552 people were found infected. 3538 people were recovered and 46 infected died. So far, 4 lakh 49 thousand 935 people have been found infected. Of these, 4 lakh 8 thousand 83 people have been cured, while 6589 patients have died. 13 million people have been screened so far.

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