Indore: which is among the worst affected districts of Covid-19 in the country, is witnessing a decline in daily reported cases of infection, but the death rate of patients remains higher than the national average. Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) Praveen Jadia said on Thursday, “We have found 19 new Covid-19 patients in 1,259 samples examined during the last 24 hours in the district.” He said that with these 19 new cases, the total number of infected in the district has increased from 4,734 to 4,753.
The CMHO said four more patients, including a 68-year-old woman infected with the corona virus, died during treatment in different hospitals. After this, after the grip of this epidemic in the district, the number of people dying has increased to 236. Analysis of government data shows that the death rate of Covid-19 patients in the district was around five percent on Thursday morning. This is two percent more than the current national average of 2.95 percent. Another health department official said that most of the people who died of Kovid-19 in the district were over 60 years of age.
He was already battling chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension and respiratory tract diseases (COPD). Meanwhile, so far a total of 3,576 people in the district have been free from infection with the epidemic after treatment. As a result, the recovery rate (recovery rate) of patients after treatment has risen to around 75 percent. The outbreak began in the district on March 24, when the epidemic was confirmed in the first four patients.