COVID, Economic Slowdown Dim Lights On Durga Puja In Bengal


“Please watch your October, November, December,” a senior Health Ministry official warned individuals on Thursday about the specter of COVID-19 resurgence in the course of the coming pageant and wedding ceremony season, and suggested them to keep away from crowded locations and have a good time festivals nearly.

Asserting repeatedly that the second wave of the pandemic will not be over, the federal government stated that although the scenario is plateauing, the nation continues to be reporting as excessive as 20,000-odd new infections day-after-day.

“We cannot take the current stable situation for granted. We have to be mindful of the fact that the pandemic is going on and can take an untoward turn if we are not careful,” an official stated at a joint media briefing.

Warning individuals about the specter of COVID-19 resurgence in the course of the coming pageant and wedding ceremony season, Health Ministry joint secretary Lav Agarwal stated, “Please watch your October, November, December.”

He suggested individuals to keep away from crowded locations and pointless journey and to remain dwelling, have a good time festivals nearly and discover on-line modes of buying.

The authorities stated that Kerala recorded 50 per cent of the whole coronavirus circumstances within the nation final week.

Kerala has over lakh lively circumstances at present and the determine in 4 different states is ranging between 10,000 and 50,000.

It stated 5 states — Mizoram, Kerala, Sikkim, Manipur, and Meghalaya — are reporting a weekly positivity charge of over 5 per cent.

Thirty-four districts throughout 9 states and union territories are reporting a weekly positivity charge of greater than 10 per cent, in line with the federal government.

Twenty-eight districts throughout 12 states and UTs are reporting a weekly positivity charge between 5 and 10 per cent.

The authorities stated 71 per cent of India”s grownup inhabitants have obtained a minimum of one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, whereas 27 per cent have gotten each doses.

Listing its preparations to deal with any surge in coronavirus infections, the federal government stated 8.36 lakh hospital beds are at present accessible within the nation for COVID-19 sufferers, along with practically a million isolation beds in devoted care centres.

It stated 4.86 oxygen-supported beds and 1.35 lakh ICU beds can be found. “We are prepared to face a daily surge of 4.5-5 lakh COVID-19 cases,” an official stated.

The official stated there isn’t a challenge of vaccine availability within the nation now.

With 22,431 individuals testing constructive for coronavirus an infection in a day, India’s complete tally of COVID-19 circumstances rose to three,38,94,312, in line with the Union Health Ministry’s knowledge up to date on Thursday.

The loss of life toll climbed to 4,49,856 with 318 recent fatalities, in line with the info up to date at 8 AM. 

(PTI)




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