Status review in India in view of rising cases in China Other countries, the Federal Minister of Health copied Mandavia on Wed urged people to me follow Covid appropriate behaviour, incl wearing maintenance masks social Distancing, washing hands frequently, and vaccination. he is also Direct the officials to “fully.” gear up and strengthen surveillance.
official sources said random Tests of international Passengers on arrival will start again. I have stopped after reviewing in Travel warnings in end of november before that 2% of international commuter being randomly Airport tested.
Resources in Delhi said two cases of the Omicron BF.7 sub-variant, which is said to be driving the increase in China, it was revealed in India so far – first in Odisha in september f second in Gujarat in November. Cases have been uncovered for a while back It has not spread yet. It will likely be similar to the other variants that were on the hour list for else countries But it resulted in marginal increase in cases in India,” said A senior official.
In Gujarat, officials said two cases of Subvariant reported – in Vadodara in september f in Ahmedabad in November – Both patients have since recovered.
A press release issued by the Vadodara Municipal Corporation states:year- an old woman, who Arrived from the United States on September 11th this yearwas positive for sub variable. “the patient I took three doses of Pfizer vaccine was in home isolation,” He Said.
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation said a 57-year-old man who has arrived from Australia on November 11, tests were positive for sub variable. He was asymptomatic. He returned to Australia on November 21. all he has family members were also said Dr Bhavin Solanki, Chief Medical Officer.
In Odisha, it was the sub variant found in the sample of A woman from a junkyard who Tested before traveling to the United States.
in a view of the rising cases of #Covid19 in some countriesreview the status with Today’s experts and officials.
Covid it is not over after. I pulled it all out concerned To be alert and strengthen surveillance.
We are ready to manage any situation. picture.twitter.com/DNEj2PmE2W
– Dr. Mansukh Mandavia (@mansukhmandviya) December 21, 2022
the parent Subvariant BA.5 was calculated for 2.5% of Sequence all samples in India in November, according to data from Sars-CoV-2 in the country INSACOG Genome Sequencing Consortium. to watch on Union Health Minister Rajesh Bhushan has written to all states and UTs any emerging variants on On Tuesday, they are asked to sequence all positive samples on on a daily basis.
“Covid is not over after. I pulled it all out concerned To be alert and strengthen surveillance. We are ready to manage any situation,” Mandaviya tweeted after review Meeting on Wednesday.
The meeting was attended by experts and senior Officials, Mandaviya has been informed on the global Covid situation and local scenario, including preparedness of All stakeholders.
According to the data presented at the meeting, the number of Daily cases remained low in India, with Rate of There were 158 positive cases reported daily during the week ending December 19. And globally, there has been a growing trend over the last six weeks with Rate of 5.9 lakh cases were reported daily during the week ending 19 December.
while over 90% of Eligible beneficiaries have received first Two doses of Covid-19 Vaccine, and coverage of Backup dose started earlier this year, remained low. According to ministry data, only 27% of Eligible recipients have received their third dose through the end of September, at closing of 75-day program to provide free booster shots to all adults.
According to data from the government’s CoWIN platform, numbers remained low thereafter – only 96.3 lakh were given a third dose from October 1 to December 20.
During the meeting, it was confirmed that Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and Tamil Nadu are the top five states contributing to the daily caseload. These five countries accounted for for 84% of newspaper new Cases have been reported on December 20th.
Among those present at the meeting on Wed Member of NITI Aayog (Health) Dr VK Paul, Indian Council of Rajeev Bahl, Director General, Clinical Research (ICMR), National Technical Advisory Group on Chairman of the Board of Directors for Immunization (NTAGI) Dr NK Arora, and the trustees of Ministry of Health of Pharmaceutical department of Biotechnology, Ayush.
the government A meeting will take place again next a week to monitor the situation.
in his letter on Tuesday, Buchan noted that “a sudden boom of (Done) View cases in Japan and the United States of America, republic of Korea, Brazil and China”.
Other than increased monitoring, there is no change in protocol for international arrivals as of right Now. the protocol review last The month never ends with the need for Either RT-PCR or negative complete Vaccination certificate. He is inbound passengers should It is preferable that he be fully vaccinated according to the approved primary schedule of vaccination against COVID-19 in their country.”
—With inputs from ENS from Vadodara, Ahmedabad
This Article Covid advisory again: Random test at airports, try to use mask was first Published on World Weekly News