Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 11: Acting fast and strong to rein in the free run of Novel Coronavirus, Kerala has been able to contain the rate of casualty due to Covid-19 at 0.54 per cent, much below the global average, besides flattening the growth curve of the confirmed cases.
Since the first confirmed COVID-19 case in the state was reported over 100 days back, the loss of life due to the infection has been two against a total of 364 persons tested positive. According to WHO data as of April 9, the number of confirmed cases reported globally stood at 14,36,198, out of which 85,522 had died.
This shows a casualty rate of 5.9 per cent. A total of 124 patients have recovered and discharged from hospitals in the state while 237 persons are under treatment as of April 10, which marks a recovery rate of 33.97 per cent so far. Reports from hospitals suggest that the condition of vast majority of those undergoing treatment are stable. (UNI)