Over 500,000 PPEs being manufactured per day in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday mentioned that over 5 lakh individual protecting gear per day are being produced by the 110 PPE producers within the nation.

“Now we now have 110 PPE producers in India, producing over 5 lakh per day. States who used to complain about not getting an enough count of PPEs, now say they don’t have a spot to maintain them after we speak about sending PPEs,” Harsh Vardhan mentioned right here on the 79th Foundation Day of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

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The Union Health Minister additional mentioned that India has carried out round 7 crore exams for COVID-19 and the restoration rate is bettering.

“In the preliminary section, the restoration rate stood at 9-12 per cent. But in the present day, the restoration rate is round 82 per cent and the fatality rate is round 1.6 per cent,” he mentioned.

“We began with one lab when the COVID-19 disaster began however in the present day we now have 1823 labs. We have crossed 7 crore exams and are doing exams round 13-15 lakhs per day through the previous few days. Vaccines in India are within the preliminary phases of the trial,” he added.

The nation’s COVID-19 case tally crossed 59-lakh mark with a spike of 85,362 new cases, mentioned Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.

As many as 1,089 deaths had been reported throughout the identical interval, taking the toll to 93,379.

As per the Ministry, the full case tally within the nation stands at 59,03,933 together with 9,60,969 positive cases, 48,49,585 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 93,379 deaths.

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