"We were seeing many such post-Covid patients in our hospital, but this survey gave us the true picture of this post-Covid Syndrome. If this is an indication to go by then we are looking at over 1 crore people in India who have recovered from Covid-19 but are still having certain symptoms,"
India was hit by a brutal second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in April and May, claiming a large number of lives and forcing almost all states and UTs to imposed lockdown or other curbs.
"The most susceptible ones here are the aged/elderly prisoners, who have a higher chance of getting infected (specifically septuagenarian prisoners."
VK Paul noted that India took 141 days to reach 23 crore mark in terms of cumulative doses administered, which remains the second highest in the world after the US, which did in 134 days.
India's cumulative recoveries reached 2,37,28,011 on Monday and the National Recovery Rate has grown further to touch 88.69 per cent, reveals the latest data of the Union Health Ministry.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's claim on 'new variant of coronavirus' in Singapore which could reach India sparked off a diplomatic row.
"The new multiplex RT-PCR kit targets two SARS-CoV-2 genes: RdRp and ORFb-nsp14, and the human RNAse P gene as the internal control to help detect a range of mutant strains,"
Oxygen Expresses had been delivering nearly 800 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen to the country daily in the last few days.
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