At the beginning of the new year, there may be a rapid increase in the cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) in India. Another wave of corona may come here in January. Sources associated with the government said this after analyzing the past trends of Corona. It is believed that the next 40 days will be of concern to the country.
The government is apprehensive that the cases of corona in the country may boom in January. In such a situation, health facilities are being reviewed in all the states and union territories. Information has been received from the Ministry of Health that it may be made mandatory for passengers coming from China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Singapore to fill out the Air Suvidha form and show a negative RT-PCR report 72 hours ago. However, the officials of the ministry also believe that even if the rate of infection of coronavirus increases in the country, there is no possibility of serious symptoms or deaths in people.
Amid the increase in corona cases in many countries including China, the Serum Institute of India (SII) has urged the central government to give two crore doses of Covishield free of cost. At the same time, the officials of the Ministry of Health believe that the strictness can be increased from next week on the passengers coming from 6 countries including China.
Corona infection at its peak in China
According to sources, Corona cases have reached a peak in China about 10 days ago and now cases are increasing in America and some Pacific Islands nations. Sources said, “China has allowed movement between its mainland and Hong Kong. However, a complete ban on flights between Hong Kong and India is unlikely, and instead, the focus is on screening methods.” A source said, “We are RT-PCR negative for travelers from high-risk countries.” Can make it mandatory to upload the report.
Will there be a need to make the mask mandatory?
A new wave of Covid-19 hit India 30-35 days after infecting people in East Asia during the previous Covid spikes. However, now sources in the Ministry of Health have said that this time there is no possibility of making masks mandatory in the country. An official said, “We are not going to impose any fines nor are we going to make masks mandatory.”
More vaccination in India than in China
Many big health experts in the country have also assured the people of the possible increase in the cases of corona in the country, arguing that there may be an increase in the cases of the corona, but there is a possibility of an increase in hospitalized patients or deaths. Not there. An expert said, “China has been badly affected by the current wave for two reasons. First- the level of exposure of their population to natural infection is low. Second- their vaccination rate is poor and reports also show that the vaccines are not very effective. The rate of natural infection in India is very high and most of our population is fully vaccinated.