After a long time, a piece of good news has come amid Coronovirus horror in India. The country has successfully cured 10 patients infected to Covid-19 until now.
India finds a way out
Having the total number of people infected with the viral disease to 84, today seven more people have been cured of the disease and discharged from various hospitals across India.
According to the sources, the total number of victims who have been cured in India is now 10. Of the seven recently cured cases of Covid-19, five are reported from Uttar Pradesh and one each from Rajasthan and Delhi.
In the previous month, three cases from Kerala had been declared as negative of infection and were discharged from hospitals.
Health experts confirm the news
“These were Covid-19 positive cases whose final test results came negative for the presence of CO. As per the protocol, any person who has tested positive for the disease needs to be managed in hospital isolation for a particular period,” said a statement.
“The tests are repeated on day 14 to check for the presence of the COVID-19 virus. If it returns negative then another test is to be repeated within a gap of 24 hours, and if that result also comes in negative then the patient is declared to be disease-free,” said a senior health official.
And now these patients have been discharged it means all their test results were negative, and they can be labeled as disease-free.
Till now, India has tested 6500 samples since January 17 this year for Covid-19. Out of all the samples tested 83 have returned positive.
Recently a 68-year-old woman from Delhi has been confirmed as the second Indian to die from the coronavirus, and according to the ministry of health both the cases of death had additional medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, etc. that worsened their health.