An in-depth deliberation was held on containment strategy and management aspects of COVID19 at the Group of Ministers meeting

  • Today, I chaired the 15th high-level GoM meeting at the Health Ministry to review, monitor & evaluate the evolving situation on COVID19.
  • A presentation on the ground situation as well as the latest statistics wrt corona virus was also made.
  • The total no of global COVID19 positive cases stands at 42,48,389 with fatality rate pegged at 6.92%, whereas in India, the total number of positive cases stand at 81,970 with fatality rate at 3.23%.
  • At GoM, it was also highlighted that the impact of lockdown was seen on the Doubling Rate which improved from 3.4 days in the pre-lockdown week to 12.9 days in the last week.
  • The Group of Ministers GoM held in-depth deliberation on containment strategy and management aspects of COVID19, as well as the measures being taken by the Centre & across various States.

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