Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in India improves to around 22%


NEW DELHI | April 27, 2020:

Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the mortality rate of COVID-19 patients in India is 3.1 percent, compared to seven percent at the global level.

He said, 5,913 people, have been cured to date resulting in a recovery rate of around 22 percent, which is also better than most of the countries.

The Minister yesterday visited the AIIMS trauma center and took stock of their preparedness to overcome COVID-19. Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre of AIIMS  is functioning as a dedicated COVID-19 hospital consisting of 250-bed isolation wards.

He interacted with few COVID-19 affected patients and enquired about their well being.

He also sought their feedback about the facilities available in AIIMS, so that necessary improvements can be made.