In India assessed the situation with the spread of the coronavirus

NEW DELHI, April 23 – RIA Novosti. The spread of the coronavirus in India is linear and not exponential in nature, said K. K. Mishra, the Chairman of one of the groups established by the Prime Minister Narendra modi to combat the crisis in health care.

According to the latest data, the country was 21 700 cases of coronavirus, the treatment are 16 689 people. Recovered 4324 people have died 686.

“the Growth in cases COVID-19 was more or less linear, not exponential; this indicates that the adopted strategy has succeeded in containing the infection to a certain level,” said Mishra at a press conference on Thursday.

As noted by the Secretary of the Ministry of health Luv Aggarwal, in 12 districts of the country, there was not a single case of coronavirus in 28 days, in 78 districts, no case of the disease has not been observed within the last 14 days.

Director General of the Indian Council of medical research Balram Bhargava said that the situation with the spread of the coronavirus has not worsened over the past month.

“At the moment we are more or less on the same level as a month ago. The situation has not deteriorated much. From 4 to 4.5% of people show positive for coronavirus… 30 days lock we were able to reduce transmission, to minimize the spread and increase the doubling time COVID-19. We were able to consistently increase test and use the time to prepare for the future in case of further spread of the virus,” said Bhargava.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest world health organization, worldwide there were more than 2.47 million infections, more than 169 thousand people died.

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