Third Wave of COVID-19 Could Peak in October, Pediatric Facilities Inadequate: MHA Panel to PMO | Read Details
New Delhi: In its recent report to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), under the Ministry of the Interior (MHA), concluded that the third wave of COVID-19 could peak around October. . The report consulted by the Times of India noted that pediatric facilities and equipment are nowhere near what may be needed if a large number of children contract the deadly virus. 3rd wave of Covid | Smart ass
The report further emphasized the vaccination of children with comorbidities and people with disabilities. “The situation is already dire and could be exacerbated by a lack of compliance with Covid Appropriate Behavior (CAB), insufficient medical facilities and a lack of vaccination,” the report added. Also Read – Maharashtra reports 4,141 new COVID cases, 145 dead; Recovery rate at 97%
The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), under the Ministry of the Interior (MHA), has warned in its recent report to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) of a third #COVID19 wave peak in October.
– ANI (@ANI) August 23, 2021
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‘Possibility of third wave negligible’
Contrary to the MHA report, IIT Kanpur senior scientist Prof. Manindra Aggarwal claimed that the possibility of a third wave of corona infections is now negligible. He published his new study based on his mathematical “model formula” and said vaccination further reduced this risk.
“Vaccination has largely reduced the infection. He said states like UP, Bihar and Delhi are on track to become nearly infection-free. However, the active cases in the country will remain close to 15,000 until October as there will be an infection in the northeastern states and also in Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala,” he told reporters.
Prof Agarwal claimed that by October, the number of cases in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh will reach unitary figures.
How can a third wave of corona be prevented?
dr. Arvind Rajvanshi, AIIMS, Rae Bareli, director said if people strictly follow the Covid-compliant behavior, another Covid wave can certainly be prevented
Following similar comments, AIIMS director Randeep Guleria has asked people to continue to monitor appropriate Covid behavior to avoid a potential spike in daily caseload. “Avoid going out of the house unless absolutely necessary. Wear a mask when you leave the house. Keep washing your hands with soap. Be sure to use disinfectant after touching anything. Health is important now,” said AIIMS, Delhi, Director, Dr. Randeep Guleria, as the holidays approach.
He claimed that the Covid pandemic is not over and that people should be more careful.