New Delhi: As India has successfully administered 90 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses, Dr Navneet Vig, Chairman of the COVID Task Force at AIIMS Delhi on Saturday said that the war against COVID is still not easy as the pandemic looms large. can come back. Revenge by emphasizing the need for people to be vigilant. Also read- Third wave of Corona in India: Ahead of festivals, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria’s stern warning read the description
“We have to go far beyond 100 crores and get everyone double immunized. So that is our goal and we are moving forward, but we have to move fast and make sure that everyone gets a second dose as well,” Dr Vig told ANI. “And that is how we are going to win this war. It’s still not an easy war, we can’t be overconfident, we should be a little less confident so that we don’t let our guard down and take all precautions.” Also Read – Center on Validity of Motor Vehicle Documents Oct 31 Extended | View details here
Dr Vig further said that in some states the positivity rate is still more than 10 per cent. “All this is not easy. Many countries are still fighting a battle. So we have to be very cautious as it may come back with a vengeance,” he said. Also Read – Navratri Guidelines Issued by BMC; Allows physical vision | See other guidelines here
Extra precautions needed till two weeks after Diwali
The Union Health Ministry, ahead of the festive season, is continuously alerting the states and union territories to contain the spread of COVID-19. To this Dr Vig said that people need to be extra careful till two weeks after Diwali as acute fever disease is all around.
“We are seeing cases of dengue, scrub typhus, typhoid fever and airborne diseases. So it is very difficult for doctors to decide whether it is covid or flu, dengue, typhoid fever, or viral hepatitis. So my request is that till the festive season, please go slow, wear your mask and avoid social gatherings. ” He said.
(Based on ANI input)