Lockdown may take place again! PMO convenes emergency meeting on rising cases of corona

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Increasing cases of Corana virus in the country, the PMO has called an emergency meeting. In some states of the country, the Corona cases have started increasing sharply due to which the PMO has called this meeting.

The Health Ministry told the press conference that although active cases of corona in the country remain below 1 lakh, 50,000, but in some states like Kerala, Maharashtra and Punjab, corona cases are increasing which is a matter of concern. Corona cases are increasing daily in these states. Kerala alone has 38 percent active corona cases in the country while Maharashtra has 37 percent active cases.

The Health Ministry said that so far more than 21 crore corona tests have been done in the country. Corona’s overall active cases are under control all over the country, only in some states, cases of corona have suddenly started to increase. The number of people who die every day is less than a hundred. The Health Ministry said that 1,17,54,788 people have been vaccinated by Corona so far.

The Health Ministry said that “after the arrival of the UK variant, we have formed a consortium of labs, which is tracking any new variety. Confusion has persisted among people regarding different variants. The country currently has 187 UK variants, 6 South Africa variants. 1 Brazilian variant patient.

Regarding the ongoing vaccination in the country, the Ministry of Health said that there are two types of vaccination, frontline workers and health care workers, using more than 10,000 hospitals, including 2,000 private hospitals. In the coming days, a large number of private sector will be used, so that the speed of vaccination can be increased.

Regarding the role of the private sector in the health of the country, the Health Ministry further said that the private sector has been playing a deep role in many programs of the government, there has been a good participation of the private sector in all the schemes of the Government of India from Ayushman Bharat CGHS. Ayushman has been an Involvement in India since last 2 years, CGHS also has more than 800 private hospitals connected. Private hospitals are also associated with Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

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