The district has witnessed around 74 per cent decline in the number of Covid patients admitted to government and private hospitals in the past 20 days, while a drop of over 83 per cent in total positive cases has also been recorded in the past week, providing some relief to the health authorities.
Ajay Kumar, Deputy Commissioner (DC), said 317 Covid patients were undergoing treatment at various hospitals in the district on May 13, but the number had now got reduced to merely 82, while 500 patients were still in home isolation and the teams were daily monitoring their health.
“The number of Covid cases is persistently coming down in the district. A total of 89 persons tested positive on May 26, but the number is 15 today. Similarly, 5,113 were the total active cases in the district on May 11, while 582 persons are now battling against the infection,” said the DC, adding that the district recorded 134 Covid deaths and the recovery of a total 20,778 patients so far.