The increasing number of Corona cases in the country has further increased the government’s concerns. The second wave of corona which came in the midst of the vaccination campaign has brought the number of active patients in the country to close to the figure of 8 lakhs, seeing the situation deteriorating, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today met with health ministers of 11 states and union territories Will review it. These 11 states are Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan. According to the Health Ministry, there has been a sharp increase in the cases of Kovid-19 in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab.
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will hold a meeting with health ministers of 11 states and union territories on Tuesday to review the increase in cases of corona virus infection. These 11 states are Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan.
According to the Ministry of Health, in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab, there has been a sharp increase in the cases of Kovid-19 and their participation is 81.90 percent in more than one lakh cases in a day.
Maharashtra had the highest number of 57,074 cases of infection, which is 55.11 percent of the total cases. After this, 5252 cases were reported from Chhattisgarh and 4553 from Karnataka. The number of under-treated patients in the country has also increased to 7,41,830 and this is 5.89 percent of the total infected. There was an increase of 50,233 in the cases under treatment.
Five states: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Punjab contribute 75.88 percent of the total cases of the country. Maharashtra alone accounts for 58.23 percent of the cases under treatment, so far, a total of 1,16,82,136 people have been cured after 52,847 people recovered in the last 24 hours in the country.
While the night curfew has been implemented in Delhi from yesterday, AIIMS on the other hand temporarily reduced the registration of patients in the OPD, including specialty clinics and all centers, from April 8 to reduce the possibility of corona virus infection spreading to the community level. Decided to subtract from. AIIMS said that only patients coming to the Outpatient Department (OPD) and Specialty Clinic in advance will be treated. For the next four weeks, all departments of the institute can fix the limit on the number of new and old patients in OPD.
As the cases of corona virus infection in Gujarat are increasing rapidly, the state government has announced curfew in 20 cities from eight o’clock to six o’clock in the morning. It will be effective from Wednesday to 30 April. Earlier in the day, the Gujarat High Court had said that the situation is getting “out of control” due to Kovid-19 in the state. Simultaneously, the court suggested that curfew or lockdown can be implemented for three to four days to break the chain of virus infection. Till now curfew was imposed in Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara R Rajkot from 9 am to 6 am. It was decided to impose a nighttime curfew in a meeting of Corona Virus Core Group chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.
The Central Government said on Tuesday that due to increasing intensity of the epidemic, Kovid-19 is spreading at a much faster pace than last year and in view of this, the next four weeks are going to be very important. The government insisted on public participation to control the second wave of infection. NITI Aayog member (health) Dr VK Paul said in a press conference that the epidemic situation has worsened in the country due to the rapid increase in cases.
Following the rules of protection from Kovid-19, identification of areas to be checked, investigation etc. should be implemented more effectively, improvement of medical infrastructure and vaccination operations need to be carried out at a rapid pace. Paul said, “The intensity of the epidemic has increased and it is spreading more rapidly than last time.” In some states this (situation) is worse than others but the increase (in cases) can be seen across the country. ”
In view of the deteriorating conditions of Kovid, the Center has set up 50 high-level public health teams and has been deployed in districts with high incidence and high incidence of infections in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Punjab. These teams are being deployed in 30 districts of Maharashtra, 11 districts of Chhattisgarh and nine districts of Punjab,
Expressing concern over the growing cases of Corona virus infection in Uttar Pradesh, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday asked the state government to explore the possibility of imposing nighttime curfew to prevent congestion in social programs. Chief Justice Govind Mathur and Justice Siddharth Verma issued this instruction while hearing a public interest petition through video conference.