There are 5,424 cases of black fungus in the country, says Harsh Vardhan, health minister

The meeting of the 27th group of ministers on the situation of coronavirus infection in the country was chaired by Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan. Apart from covid, he also mentioned Black Fungus during this period. 'So far, 5,424 cases of Mucoramycosis have been registered in 18 states / UTs,' the Health Minister said at the meeting. COVID19 infection was found in 4,556 patients out of 5,424 cases. Diabetes was present in 55% of the patients. Although the number of cases of Corona has decreased across the world, the positive rate remains high in many states. According to Dr. Harsh Vardhan, 16 states have higher positivity rates than the rest of the world. Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Manipur, Puducherry, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Lakshadweep are the states in this group.

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