149 districts haven’t seen single case of COVID in last 7 days: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Apr 09 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan holds 24th meeting of the High-level Group of Ministers to review the situation of outbreak and preparations and said that the country is having some positive news as 149 districts have not seen a case of COVID in last 7 days. “149 districts have not seen a case of COVID in last 7 days, 8 districts have not seen a case in last 14 days, 3 districts have not seen a case in last 21 days, 63 districts have not seen a case in last 28 days,” the minister said. “1,19,13,292 have totally recovered in the country. Our recovery rate, which at one point of time, in last 2-3 months had even gone up to 96-97%, has now come down to 91.22%,” the minister added. “At the time of our last meeting we had 1,53,847 deaths in whole country & today we have 1,67,642 deaths. At that time it was 123 additional deaths & today it is 780 additional deaths every day. Right now 0.46% of the active critical patients are on ventilators, 2.31% are in ICU and 4.51% are on oxygen-supported beds. Our fatality rate continues to come down. Right now it is at 1.28%,” he added.