Chandigarh, July 30– Haryana Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs, Mr. Sandeep Singh, was presented with an affidavit by a resident of Ambala Cantonment, Mr. Pawandeep Singh to carry out the trial of vaccine of COVID-19 on his body.
The Sports Minister praised Mr. Pawandeep Singh for this courageous move and said that Corona is a global pandemic which will be defeated with a joint effort and it is being dealt with a high morale. He said that many people are coming forward voluntarily to get a trial of COVID-19 vaccine on their body and we are indebted to them for this noble cause.
He said that the recovery rate of COVID-19 patients is gradually increasing in the state although the death rate has come down. The recovery rate in the month of June was 44.78 percent, which has increased to 77.46 percent by the end of July. This is more than the national recovery rate of 63.53 percent. Plasma therapy is also being given for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. For combating the pandemic in a better way, several works are being done through medical colleges of the state, including monitoring of cases under home isolation and intensive survey of people of needy sections of the society etc.
Giving the affidavit at the residence of the Sports Minister, Mr. Pawandeep Singh said that he is getting this vaccine tested on his body in the interest of society.