Fall in coronavirus recovery rate cause for concern in Karnataka


Daijiworld Media Network - Bengaluru (MS)

Bengaluru, Jul 9: The number of people getting infected from the coronavirus is increasing at an alarming rate day-by-day in the state. This is causing anxiousness among the public.

For the first time in the state, 2,000 people got infected in a single day on Wednesday, July 8. In addition, a record number of 54 deaths have also happened in a single day.

On July 5, over 1,925 people got infected in a single day in the state. On July 4, 42 people died. These were the figures that were highest so far. However, on Wednesday, the numbers went higher than this and have caused concern among the public of the state. The total number of infected people in the state has risen to 28,877 and with the death toll reaching 470.

The rate of recovery is at 41.12% in Karnataka compared to 54.60% in Maharashtra and 61.64% overall in India.

The infection in Karnataka has doubled in just nine days. The national average is 20 days. Bengaluru has the fastest doubling rate with the number of infected people increasing in just six days.

Delhi has got a recovery rate of 72.17%, Gujarat has 71.09%, Uttar Pradesh reported 65.25% and Tamil Nadu has a recovery rate of 59.96%. Karnataka lags behind with a recovery rate of only 41.12%.

The percentage of death against the number of people infected is 5.19% in Gujarat, 4.2% in Maharashtra, 3.07% in Delhi, 2.71% in Uttar Pradesh, 1.13% in Telangana and 1.37% in Tamil Nadu.

 

  

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  • Ronald D, Udupi

    Fri, Jul 10 2020

    What Dr Devi Prasad said three months back is going to be true soon! He predicted 80,000 cases in 2 to 3 months if I remember it correct! Lock-down has delayed inevitable.....

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  • Roshan, Mangaluru

    Fri, Jul 10 2020

    To stop this virus sprrad serious awareness among citizens, making available basic precaution safety things like mask, sanitisers to less fortunate and making them understand the importance to use this should be the topmost priority of the government. Just announcing restrictions, lockdown will not help to control virus as even during lockdown or restrictions even if are not coming on roads they still come out of their homes and talk to their neighbours or friends without mask and even if they are wearing mask it is hanging on their neck. AWARENESS AND FREE DISTRIBUTION OF SAFETY ITEMS WILL CONTROL THIS VIRUS IF NOT ERADICATE IT.

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  • Ashok, Mangalore

    Fri, Jul 10 2020

    This is not a good news for our Krishna from Udupi who is out statistics man in the forum. I am sure he will find a way around to manipulate this numbers again.

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  • Sandesh Amin, Mangalore

    Fri, Jul 10 2020

    Yes. Now these private hospitals wants to make money. No proper treatment for patients. Govt. Wants to make money from COVID Patients now.

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  • Vinod Raj, Mangalore

    Thu, Jul 9 2020

    Unless action taken against " Corona mafia net work hospitals ,Coronavirus neither be control nor cure...

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