Himachal tops in recovery of COVID-19 patients

Shimla, June 22 (QNN)

Himachal has proved itself to be the best in the recovery of COCID-19 infected persons as 406 patients out of the total 662 detected cases have been cured while there are still 237 active cases. A state government official said it is a matter of pride for Himachal Pradesh that it has succeeded in controlling COVID-19 epidemic to a greater extent as compared to other states of the country. According to the statistics of Union Ministry of Home Affairs of Government 662 corona-infected cases were detected in the state, out of which 406 persons have been recovered and discharged from the hospital. It is important that the rate of treatment is more than 62 percent which is equal to that of other best performing states,” he said, adding six deaths have been reported due to COVID-19 in the state.

The official said all COVID-19 persons had returned from other parts of the country and were also suffering from chronic diseases. The first case of Coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh was reported on March 19 and as a result of better health facilities being provided by the government, the state was about to become corona free.