A government spokesperson said that of the total black fungus cases in the state, 498 patients had tested positive for Covid-19 while 79 had no history of Covid infection. (PTI)
A government spokesperson said that of the total black fungus cases in the state, 498 patients had tested positive for Covid-19 while 79 had no history of Covid infection. (PTI)

58 more recover from black fungus in Haryana

Of the 756 cases of mucormycosis reported in the state so far, 648 patients are still under treatment
By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2021 01:24 AM IST

Haryana has reported complete recovery of 58 patients from mucormycosis (black fungus infection). The state has so far reported 756 cases of mucormycosis, out of which, 648 are under treatment.

An official spokesperson said the technical committee appointed to approve and distribute Amphotericin injections to treat black fungus on Saturday approved 975 injections for 515 patients. The spokesperson said that out of 577 patients (442 males and 135 females) whose clinical data has been analysed, 508 were found to be diabetic. It was also found that about 86% had a proven history of infection with Covid-19 virus.

The spokesperson said that 498 patients had tested positive for Covid-19, while 79 had no history of Covid infection. There were 462 patients who were administered steroids, 254 had been given oxygen therapy and 61 patients had other immuno-compromised conditions.

The spokesperson said that Gurugram has 216 black fungus cases followed by Hisar which has reported 179 cases and Rohtak which has reported 145 cases till date.

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