New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday held consultations with health officials and medical experts on how to control the spread of the omega-3 virus. At the time, he advised that the health structure should be strengthened.
The second wave of the corona virus is yet to end, its mutation Omicron The virus is spreading rapidly in various countries. Discovered last November 26 in South Africa Omicron The virus has now spread to more than 90 countries. In various states in India as well Omicron Vulnerability detected. The number of infected people across the country has crossed 200.
According to figures released yesterday morning by the Federal Ministry of Health, 236 people in 16 states and Union Territories in the country Omicron The infection has been diagnosed. Of these, 104 were said to have recovered.
Omicron virus is said to spread 3 times faster than corona infection. Therefore, the Central Government has ordered to intensify precautionary measures. In a letter to the states and union territories, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said the corona control rooms should be reopened. Consider implementing a night-time curfew. He advised that measures should be taken to ban overcrowding during the festive season, reduce the number of people allowed at weddings and funerals, and reduce the number of people in offices, factories and public transport.
He also recommended increasing the number of beds in hospitals, increasing ambulance facilities, stocking up on adequate medication and oxygen equipment, and ensuring that everyone over the age of 18 is vaccinated with 2 doses of the vaccine.
Following these recommendations, various states have begun to impose new restrictions.
In the country Omicron diffusion On the rise, a consultative meeting on controlling it was held yesterday evening, chaired by Prime Minister Modi. Department of Health at this meeting Officers And medical experts participated. Corona and across the country Omicron diffusion The Prime Minister inspected the preventive measures. Omicron He also asked about preparations to deal with the spread. Then the Prime Minister spoke:
We need to strengthen health structures starting at the district level to meet any challenge. Newly established oxygen production plants must be fully operational.
Liaise with state authorities regarding health infrastructure facilities. Provide appropriate guidance and assistance to states from time to time. We need to strengthen information technology consulting systems, including telemedicine. Experiments should be increased in areas with corona proliferation.
Thus spoke the Prime Minister.
Omicron for 12 more people in Karnataka
The omega virus infection was first detected in 2 people in Bangalore on the 2nd of last month in the country. In this context, Karnataka Health Minister Sudhakar said yesterday:
From abroad in the last 10 days Karnataka Corona examination was performed on 390 returnees. Of those, 23 have been confirmed infected. As well as for 12 people Omicron A viral infection has been diagnosed.
9 of them are from countries including England, Switzerland and Ghana. Omicron 7 out of 12 people infected are women. 2 of them are under 12 years of age.
All 12 have been admitted to Bowring Hospital in Bangalore. Those in contact with them are isolated in their homes. In Karnataka Omicron The number of infected people has increased to 31.
Outdoor entertainment will be banned in Karnataka from December 30 to January 2 to control the spread of the corona. Christmas and New Year prayer meetings should be held with community spacing. Thus said Sudhakar.