Sounding a note of reassurance, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday said most people who catch the novel (new) coronavirus recover completely.
“More than 90 percent patients who are diagnosed with the viral infection returnto a normal state of health,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. Based on the data from China which has passed the peak of its suffering from the pandemic,Dr Nisar said of the 81, 639 confirmed cases of the novel virus, 76, 755 (94%) patients have completely recovered from the illness.
“The milder cases which comprised of 81 percent of total cases recovered on their own and they just needed nothing more than a paracetamol for fever.” he said. “Just under 14 percent of cases were severe and most of them got well,” he added.