Prime News, National, Health, Disease, New Delhi, May 23:- The Health and Family Welfare Ministry said that a total 48,534 people affected with coronavirus have been cured from the virus and the recovery rate reached to around 41 per cent in the country.
Health Ministry said that during the last 24 hours, 3, 234 people have recovered. It said case mortality rate has been improved in the country and has reached to 3.02 per cent. The ministry further said, government is focusing on worst affected districts with the coordination of state governments.
Member (Health) in NITI Aayog, Dr V K Paul said one crore treatments have been done under the Ayushman Bharat and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana which is a great achievement. He said 14,000 Health and Wellness Centres have been commissioned so far.
He said the decision of lockdown has been taken in a timely manner and it proved beneficial for the public to restrict the expansion of the coronavirus in the country.
Paul said, doubling rate of Covid-19 cases was 3.4 days when lockdown was started and it is now at 13.3 days. The government said that the Ministry of Statistics and Indian Statistical Institute study found that around 20 lakh people were saved from COVID-19 and 54,000 deaths were averted due to lockdown. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)