At 61%, Punjab recovery rate poor - ECAS Punjab

At 61%, Punjab recovery rate poor

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi/Ludhiana, August 21

A day after Punjab imposed 7 pm to 5 am curfew and a lockdown on weekends, the media adviser to the CM, Raveen Thukral, said no economic activity would be stopped. Minister for Industry Sunder Sham Arora too said as of now, there were no restrictions. "But we will go by the Health Department to arrest the Covid-19 surge."

Edit: Herd immunity

As per the Union Health Ministry figures, Punjab has a poor 61 per cent recovery rate compared to the national recovery rate of 74.28 per cent. Active cases in the state comprise 37 per cent of the total caseload.

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