In view of the increasing cases of corona once again in the country, Centre issues special instructions to 8 states.
The Center has asked these states to keep an eye on the increasing cases as well as keep an eye on the infection rate and infections per 100 tests.
At the same time, the Center said that the pandemic is not over yet.
” In such a situation, we need to be alert at every level. If we make any mistake now, then we may have to bear the loss” Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has mentioned these things in his letter to eight states.
Rajesh Bhushan further said that the cases of hospitalization and death due to corona are very less, but the increase in new cases of corona in the state and districts indicates the spread of infection at the local level.
In his letter, Bhushan states that these states and districts (with high daily cases and/or high test positivity rates) need to be closely monitored and measures taken to control such surges in the initial stages. Along with this, there is also a need to establish requisite public health measures to control it.
The states which have been asked by the Central Government to be vigilant about Corona and keep an eye on the increasing cases include Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Haryana and Delhi.
The center has also told the number of districts in these states in which the cases of corona are increasing more.
According to this data, the number of such districts is one in UP, 11 in Tamil Nadu, 6 in Rajasthan, 8 in Maharashtra, 14 in Kerala, 12 in Haryana and 11 in Delhi.
According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry, 11,692 new corona infected have been found in India on Friday. With this, active corona cases have increased to 66,170 in the country.
With 28 deaths due to corona, the death toll due to corona in the country has increased to 5,31,258. Nine of the recent dead are from Kerala. The data released by the Ministry of Health has been updated at 8 am on Friday.
The Ministry said that the number of Covid cases has been recorded at 4.48 crore (4,48,69,684), active cases are now 0.15 percent of the total infections and the national Covid-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.67 percent.
The number of people recovering from the disease increased to 4,42,72,256, while the death rate was recorded at 1.18 percent.
According to the website of the ministry, 220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been given so far in the country under the nationwide vaccination campaign.