During the pandemic, to control the spread of COVID-19 in the Madhya Pradesh, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan has informed that the State Government will launch a campaign called ‘Kill Corona Campaign’ from 1st July 2020, in which door-to-door survey will be conducted. During the campaign, the highlight will be the number of tests conducted. The campaign will double the COVID-19 testing capacity from 4000 per 10 lakh people to 8000 per 10 lakh people in the state.

About Kill Corona Campaign

The Campaign will start from Bhopal. In this campaign, the government and society will work together in all districts of the state, to generate the health awareness and to control virus. Each family will covered by this campaign.

Total 10,000 Survey teams will work in this campaign and its an estimate that they will visits 10,00,000 houses every day. One team will cover 100 houses. The campaign will be conducted for 15 days across the state through a door-to-door survey. In these 15 days, 2.5 lakh COVID-19 tests will be conducted. The target will be to collect and test 15 to 20 thousand samples on a daily basis.

COVID-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh

The recovery rate in Madhya Pradesh is 76.1% as of 28th June 2020. This is significantly higher than the national recovery rate that is 58.1% . As of 29th June, Madhya Pradesh has a total of 13,186 COVID-19 cases out of which 10,084 have recovered. The number of active cases as of 29th June is 2,545.

3,44.836 is the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in Madhya Pradesh as of 28th June 2020.

‘Kill Corona Campaign’ launch in Madhya Pradesh