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India prepared for worst situation if it arises due to COVID-19: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Varsdhan in a press conference on Saturday said they do not anticipate a worst type of situation like other developed countries amid coronavirus outbreak but the government is prepared for worst the situation.

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New Delhi Updated on: May 09, 2020 13:22 IST
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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said India is prepared for worst if situation arises due to COVID-19. 

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in a press conference on Saturday said he does not anticipate the worst type of situation like other developed countries, amid the coronavirus outbreak. The government, however, is prepared for worst the situation, he said. "We do not anticipate a very worst type of situation in our country like many other developed countries but still we have prepared the whole country for the worst situation," the Health Minister said. 

"Our fatality rate in the country continues to be around 3.3% and the recovery rate has climbed up to 29.9%, these are very good indicators. The doubling rate for the last 3 days has been about 11 days, for the last 7 days it has been 9.9 days," said Harsh Vardhan. 

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