Corona is frightening again! The center issued an advisory to the states

Corona is frightening again!  The center issued an advisory to the states

Covid-19: The central government has expressed concern over the increase in the positive rate of Covid-19 in some states. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written a letter to the states on Saturday (March 11). The letter states that in some states corona testing is a matter of concern that needs immediate attention.

In a letter to states and Union Territories, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan wrote that Operational guidelines need to be followed to deal with influenza-like illness and acute respiratory infections. Along with this, the hospitals have also been asked to review the preparations of drugs, medical oxygen and vaccination against Covid-19 and influenza.

Advice to follow the Covid rules

While the number of Covid-19 cases has declined sharply in the past few months, the rise in positivity rates during Covid-19 tests in some states is a cause for concern, the letter said.

Despite the low number of new cases, reduction in hospital admissions and significant progress in terms of Covid-19 vaccination coverage, the health secretary said to remain vigilant. , vaccination and compliance with Covid regulations.

‘Senior citizens, pregnant women at greater risk’

The letter said that Covid. The main concern is the detection of influenza A (H3N2) during the testing of samples in different laboratories. It should also be kept in mind that young children, the elderly and people with co-morbidities are particularly at severe risk of H1N1, H3N2.

Most of these strains usually cause fever and cough. with cause a mild illness progressing to respiratory problems. On the other hand, in some cases, especially the elderly, obese and those suffering from other diseases and pregnant women, they may suffer more severely.

Get the more India latest news updates