As per the latest ICMR study, places like Delhi and Mumbai are in great relief, the districts which were severely affected by the second wave may not see an equally intense third wave.
a report by times of India Said experts from the apex science body said states should conduct district-level disparity assessments to plan public health measures based on local data – including variations in prevalence and population.
Meanwhile, health experts have warned that as long as SARS-Cov-2 is around us and new cases are emerging in India, the possibility of a new wave cannot be ruled out. However, the timing and intensity of the third wave will depend on four factors – vaccination, COVID-appropriate behaviour, variance and infection rate.
Once again the number of corona virus patients is increasing in many countries. It is also important to note that in many countries people taking both doses are also getting infected. Along with this, the biggest danger that is looming right now is the possibility of a third wave. Health experts and the central government believe that the coming three months are very important.
Decoding various questions related to COVID-19, Dr. Chandrakant Laharia, Physician and Epidemiologist (Public Policy and Health System Specialist) explained the important factors for the third wave of coronavirus, which should be taken care of to prevent the third wave. can go.
Dr Laharia said that the third wave can be avoided if we all follow COVID-appropriate behaviour. A quick vaccination campaign can help avoid the third wave of COVID-19.
The Union Health Ministry on Saturday said that the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 46.72 crore. According to a provisional report compiled at 7 pm, on the 197th day of the nationwide vaccination campaign, a total of 53,72,302 vaccine doses were administered – 38,22,241 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose and 15,50,061 for the second dose.