So far, 2902 positive cases of coronavirus have reported in the country. Of these, 30% spread due to people who have returned from the Tablighi Jamaat. In the last 24 hours, 601 cases of infection increased, and 12 patients died. The Ministry of Health gave this information on Saturday evening. Ministry secretary Luv Agarwal said that the maximum disease had seen in the youth. 42% of those infected so far is 21 to 40 years old, while 33% of patients are between 41 and 60 years old. 17% of patients above 60 years of age are. Only 9% of cases seen between 0 and 20 years old.
Aggarwal said that the number of infected people is increasing rapidly in some districts. A detailed plan prepared for them. More than 30 modules have created for technical information related to the transition. It has released on the website of the Ministry. Doctors and health workers from all states trained through this. The ICMR official said that now the government’s focus is on increasing the number of testing. We can do 70 thousand tests in a week. We are gradually growing the testing capacity.
Tablighi Jamaat Coronavirus In 17 States
The Health Ministry said that cases related to the Tablighi Jamaat had received from 17 states. Of the total infected Coronavirus cases, 1023 are from Tablighi Jamaat. These people are from Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Andaman and Nicobar, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Haryana and other states. Twenty-two thousand people who came into contact with them are quarantine. Aggarwal said that we are looking for all those involved in it. Our fight continues. If we cannot find a single person, then the difficulties of the whole country will increase with us. We appeal to the people to support us.
Supply Of Essential Goods Continues
The Ministry of Home Affairs said that the lockdown is going on in the entire country as per the government guidelines. During this, supply has increased to ensure that there is no shortage of essential goods. Apart from this, the first instalment of Disaster Fund 11 thousand 92 crores has been released to the states by the Center. States can use it on their own in the fight against Coronavirus. At the same time, the control room was set up by the Ministry to remove the troubles of the trapped labourers due to lockdown. In which 200 employees are engaged.
Maskers Required To Leave The House
Aggarwal said that it is necessary for all the people who get out of the house to wear masks. People can also use homemade masks. Not everyone should use the N-93 mask used for medical staff and doctors. Homemade masks will protect us from touching the mouth and nose with dust and mud.