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Yoga efficacy in early recovery of Covid-19 patients being studied: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Covid-19
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Yoga efficacy in early recovery of Covid-19 patients being studied: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 Sep 2020, 12:48 pm

New Delhi/UNI: The efficacy of yoga in facilitating the early recovery of Covid–19 patients is being surveyed in a research project being undertaken by the Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN) in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, Delhi, AIIMS Delhi, AIIMS Rishikesh and RML Hospital, Delhi.

This information was given by Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

He said to popularise yoga, the AYUSH Ministry has made various online resources available on its digital platforms like the Yoga Portal and social media handles like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to provide ample opportunities for the people to learn yoga from their homes.

India's Covid-19 tally on Wednesday crossed the 50-lakh mark with 90,123 new cases reported in the past 24 hours.

The total number of Covid-19 cases in India now stands at 50,20,360, including 9,95,933 active cases.

In the past 24 hours, 1,290 deaths have been reported.

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