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Delhi’s First Corona Survivor Recommends ‘Pranayama’ For COVID-19 Patients

45-year-old Delhi-based businessman Rohit Dutta, said that pranayama, the practice of breath control in yoga, was very effective for him while being treated for COVID-19

Delhi's First Corona Survivor Recommends 'Pranayama' For COVID-19 Patients
Highlights
  • 45-year-old Rohit Dutta had come from Europe, later tested COVID19 positive
  • Pranayama helps in reducing anxiety level: Delhi’s first corona survivor
  • No need to be scared if you are tested positive for coronavirus: Mr Dutta

New Delhi: The first person in the national capital, who has recovered from COVID-19, has suggested people infected with the virus to do ‘pranayama’, claiming that it is very useful in the course of recovery. Delhi-based businessman Rohit Dutta, 45, said that pranayama, the practice of breath control in yoga, was very effective for him while being treated for COVID-19. “I recommend pranayama for COVID-19 patients. It is very useful in the course of recovery. It helps in reducing anxiety levels,” he told ANI.

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Mr Dutta had returned from Europe on February 24. Later, he got mild fever following which he was shifted to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, where he tested positive for the virus.

Immediately, I was quarantined. The hospital authorities did not allow me to go back home. I had everything which patients need in a hospital. I was the first patient in north India. Every doctor and staff was well-groomed and they knew what they need to do, he said.

The businessman recalled that he was taken aback when he learned he was detected positive for coronavirus. He urged patients to stay positive, trust the government and doctors.

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There is no need for being scared if you are tested positive for coronavirus. Stay positive, trust the government and doctors. In any disease, one needs to be very strong. As there is no medicine for COVID-19, doctors are supporting patients emotionally, Mr Dutta said.

Asked if he has seen any change in his personality during the COVID-19 struggle, he said, “I have become more religious after my recovery.”

He said that it was “really disheartening” that corona warriors are being attacked.

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World

26,10,35,501Cases
22,18,42,204Active
3,39,98,278Recovered
51,95,019Deaths
Coronavirus has spread to 196 countries. The total confirmed cases worldwide are 26,10,35,501 and 51,95,019 have died; 22,18,42,204 are active cases and 3,39,98,278 have recovered as on November 28, 2021 at 3:39 am.

India

3,45,72,523 8,774Cases
1,05,6911,328Active
3,39,98,278 9,481Recovered
4,68,554 621Deaths
In India, there are 3,45,72,523 confirmed cases including 4,68,554 deaths. The number of active cases is 1,05,691 and 3,39,98,278 have recovered as on November 28, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State Details

State Cases Active Recovered Deaths
Maharashtra

66,33,612 507

11,905 248

64,80,799 738

1,40,908 17

Kerala

51,29,359 4,741

49,152 957

50,40,528 5,144

39,679 554

Karnataka

29,95,285 322

6,783 143

29,50,306 176

38,196 3

Tamil Nadu

27,24,731 740

8,382 36

26,79,895 765

36,454 11

Andhra Pradesh

20,72,446 248

2,158 5

20,55,856 253

14,432

Uttar Pradesh

17,10,373 5

86 5

16,87,377 9

22,910 1

West Bengal

16,14,152 701

7,820 27

15,86,882 717

19,450 11

Delhi

14,40,834 27

290 11

14,15,448 37

25,096 1

Odisha

10,48,492 264

2,222 6

10,37,864 255

8,406 3

Chhattisgarh

10,06,733 27

326 7

9,92,814 20

13,593

Rajasthan

9,54,741 26

187 13

9,45,599 13

8,955

Gujarat

8,27,382 28

291 17

8,16,999 45

10,092

Madhya Pradesh

7,93,120 23

112 9

7,82,480 14

10,528

Haryana

7,71,654 11

159 1

7,61,441 10

10,054

Bihar

7,26,212 3

39 6

7,16,510 9

9,663

Telangana

6,75,479 160

3,545 11

6,67,946 148

3,988 1

Assam

6,16,435 123

2,720 71

6,07,624 189

6,091 5

Punjab

6,03,190 17

313 22

5,86,284 39

16,593

Jharkhand

3,49,216 20

109 0

3,43,967 20

5,140

Uttarakhand

3,44,183 14

150 6

3,36,626 8

7,407

Jammu And Kashmir

3,36,386 149

1,724 5

3,30,189 141

4,473 3

Himachal Pradesh

2,26,941 82

809 18

2,22,287 97

3,845 3

Goa

1,78,839 40

275 9

1,75,183 31

3,381

Mizoram

1,34,279 358

4,117 110

1,29,672 466

490 2

Puducherry

1,28,860 35

326 5

1,26,662 30

1,872

Manipur

1,25,117 19

673 1

1,22,474 18

1,970 2

Tripura

84,784 13

89 9

83,874 3

821 1

Meghalaya

84,414 20

308 27

82,635 44

1,471 3

Chandigarh

65,443 5

52 4

64,571 1

820

Arunachal Pradesh

55,269 9

37 4

54,952 5

280

Sikkim

32,211 4

114 5

31,694 9

403

Nagaland

32,100 4

135 1

31,269 5

696

Ladakh

21,494 27

249 6

21,032 21

213

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

10,683

1 0

10,678

4

Lakshadweep

10,394

28 1

10,315 1

51

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

7,680 2

5 2

7,546

129

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