Covid 19: Madhya Pradesh ranks 27 in the country in Corona infection

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Corona infection is now at its lowest level in Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh has now come down to the 27th position in terms of infection, among 28 states of the country. As many as 224 new Corona cases have been reported here and the positivity rate has come down to 3 percent.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that extensive testing campaigns should continue in all the districts of the state so that not a single infected person remains undiagnosed. ‘Aggressive testing’ is must to survive the third wave of Corona.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that vaccination is a protective shield against Corona. a big campaign of vaccination will be launched in the state, which will start from July 1.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was reviewing the situation and arrangements of Corona in Mantralaya today. Medical Education Minister Shri Vishwas Sarang, Chief Secretary Shri Iqbal Singh Bains and Health Commissioner Shri Akash Tripathi were present in the meeting.

3 thousand 610 active cases

As many as 3 thousand 610 active cases of Corona have been reported in the state. In the last 24 hours, 528 patients have recovered. The weekly positivity rate of the state is 0.4 percent and the recovery rate is 98.4 percent.

More than one percent positivity rate only in Bhopal

There is a weekly positivity rate of less than one percent in 50 districts of the state. Indore district has one percent weekly positivity rate. Only Bhopal district has more than one percent that is 1.4 percent weekly positivity rate.

Zero cases in 15 districts

No new cases of Corona have been reported in 15 districts of the state including Alirajpur, Ashoknagar, Balaghat, Bhind, Burhanpur, Guna, Khandwa, Mandla, Narsinghpur, Neemuch, Shivpuri, Sidhi, Tikamgarh, Umaria and Niwari districts.

More than 10 new cases in only three districts

More than 10 new cases of Corona have been reported in only 3 districts of the state. There have been 83 new cases of Corona in Bhopal, 47 in Indore and 14 in Jabalpur. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan directed to pay special attention to the high number of cases in Bhopal.

Samples should be taken from the entire district

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan directed that Corona samples should be taken from all rural and urban areas of every district for testing. Along with this, samples should also be taken from public places, railway stations, bus stands, markets, colonies etc. We have to conduct maximum testing and not be under any illusion. Medical Education Minister Shri Vishwas Sarang informed that 100 teams are engaged in collecting samples in Bhopal from place to place.

We are out to get people vaccinated

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that vaccination is necessary to save every person from Corona. We are out to get people vaccinated. The vaccine will protect us from the third wave. He said that ministers in charge, officers in charge, MPs, MLAs, social workers, eminent persons from different areas of the society etc. should collectively make people aware about the importance of vaccination. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that he himself would take to the streets and motivate people to get vaccinated. A massive vaccination campaign will be launched from coming July 1 to 3.

969 active cases of Black Fungus in state

There are total 969 active cases of Black fungus in the state. Black fungus patients are now on the road to recovery. All its medicines including Amphotericin-B injection are available in sufficient quantity for treatment in all the hospitals.

1696 patients in hospitals in the state

At present 1696 (47 percent) patients of Corona are being treated in various hospitals of the state. Of these, 786 patients were in ICU beds, 656 on oxygen beds and 254 on other beds. Of the active cases, 1914 (53 percent) patients are in home isolation.