Shimla, May 17
The recovery rate in the state has improved to 75.5 per cent even though the health department has insisted on post recovery precautions.
According to the Health department, 1,61,072 persons have been tested for Covid in state out of which 1,24,434 persons have recovered and the recovery rate has increased to 75.5 per cent. “There were only 200 active cases in state during the month of February but after the beginning of the second wave the number has increased to 34,258 today,” said an official.
As per information, in Bilaspur district 10,006 persons were tested for Covid out of which 2,055 samples were found positive. “Though a large number of people are recovering it is important that during post recovery period proper care is taken as many people are reporting wide variety of signs and symptoms like fatigue, bodyache, cough, sore throat and difficulty in breathing,” he said.
He said though as of now there is limited evidence of post-Covid complications, a holistic approach is required for follow-up care and well-being of all post-Covid recovering patients.