A sum of 149 new coronavirus cases, including two deaths, have been accounted for since Friday, taking the general positive cases in the nation to 873, Health Ministry authorities said on Saturday.
Lav Agarwal, the Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry, said the administration is focussing on high infection trouble hotspots and is working pair with states to actualize rigourous contact-following, network reconnaissance and control procedures.
The attention is additionally on setting up devoted COVID-19 emergency clinics in each state, he stated, including 17 states have so far began chip away at this.
“We are continually occupied with conversation with states for reserving devoted COVID-19 clinics,” said Agarwal.
“All patients having serious intense respiratory disease are being tried for COVID-19, An ICMR official said.
A decrease in the viral-load has been seen in COVID-19 patients who have been given Hydroxychloroquine medicate, said Raman R Gangakhedkar, the Head of Epidemiology and Communicable ailments at ICMR.