The new variant of the coronavirus, Omicron, remains a matter of concern for the whole world. On Tuesday, the Central Government has given new information regarding this.
The Central Government ( Central Govt ) said that Corona ( Corona ) new variants Omicron ( Omicron ) before Delta ( Delta ) to over three times more infectious and see all states to its side of caution while maintaining complete it Must be prepared.
Central government is taking vigil
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, in a letter to all the states and union territories on Tuesday, said that they should be careful about this new variant of Corona and be fully prepared to deal with any kind of emergency situation. It has been said that even though fewer cases are registered, they have to be closely monitored and proactive steps should be taken at the local level and district level.
Three times as infectious as Delta
He said that on the basis of current scientific facts, it can be said that it is three times more infectious than Delta. Apart from this, the Delta variants still remain a matter of concern and they are present in different parts of the country. In view of this, more foresight, quick and accurate analysis of data, ability to make decisions by understanding the urgency of the spot, the work of creating strict and quick containment zones is necessary at the local and district level.
Central government advised the states
The central government has also asked the states to ensure that the emerging cases of the Kovid-affected population, its geographical spread, better utilization of hospital infrastructure and available workforce, notifying the containment zones and the size of the containment zones at the district level and these should be strictly enforced. Plan ahead for implementation to ensure that it is stopped at the local level.
Instructions to keep full preparedness in hospitals
The Center has advised the states to keep a watch on whether the test positivity rate was recorded at 10 or more in the last week and the number of patients in hospitals is 40 percent or more of the total number of beds and by how many. People need oxygen support or are in ICU beds.
Center gave these instructions to the states
In this, emphasis has been given to the states to follow appropriate behavior standards for containment process, corona investigation, contact tracing, surveillance, management of health system in critical situations, corona vaccination, and corona prevention.