Jaipur: Whether give credit to able leadership by CM Ashok Gehlot or 24x7 management by Dr Raghu Sharma or untiring efforts by the state machinery after achieving the first position in the country for conducting the maximum number of tests, Rajasthan has also become the state with best recovery rate.
Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma said that the recovery rate of 52% is the result of combined contribution of vigil govt, efficient doctors and patients willing to recover.
Undoubtedly the state has been following effective strategies like active & passive surveillance survey, aggressive sampling and maximizing testing which was complimented by good quarantine & isolation facilities attended by dedicated corona warriors putting in their best foot forward due to which the state has been successful in combating the coronavirus to a large extent.
State has so far witnessed the recovery of 1740 positive patients out of 3400 admitted. 52% recovery rate excels other states by a huge margin.
Now SMS hospital has also used plasma therapy on two patients after the state received permission to conduct it on 20 patients. It is believed that plasma therapy will improve the mortality rate. Dr Sharma said that we have a low death rate compared to average national rate.
Health minister is hopeful of treating critically ill patients with plasma therapy. Meanwhile, Dr Raghu Sharma also announced hat the Jaipuria hospital in Jaipur will soon be Covid free and will be used for non corona patients.
Dr Sharma said that the whole building of the Jaipuria hospital will be sanitized before non corona patients are permitted inside it. Dr Raghu Sharma also lauded the sealing of borders by CM Gehlot as it will help maintain the progress made so far which otherwise would have gone haywire due to unrestricted entry from neighbouring states.