New Delhi. The central government said on Monday that it is a matter of concern to continue to increase the daily cases of Coronavirus In India in some states, while some states including Delhi and Maharashtra have found ‘very early signs’ of stability in daily affairs. Efforts are on to break the transition cycle. However, experts have rejected these claims of the government outright. Experts say that the peak of Corona can come by June 15.
Addressing reporters, Joint Secretary of the Health Ministry Luv Aggarwal said that there are signs of stability in the daily affairs of Kovid-19 in Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. He said that daily affairs are increasing in states like Bihar, Rajasthan, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka and West Bengal.
On April 24, 25,294 cases of infection were reported in Delhi. On May 2, 24,253 cases were reported here. Similarly, Maharashtra reported 65,442 infections on 24 April and 62,417 on 20 April. In Chhattisgarh, 15,583 cases were reported on 29 April while 14,087 cases were reported on 2 May. The same is seen in Daman and Diu, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Ladakh, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Signs of decline in Guna, Chhindwara
Regarding the districts, Agarwal said that there have been signs of decline in cases in the past 15 days in Durg, Gariaband, Raipur, Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh, Chhindwara, Guna, Shajapur in Madhya Pradesh, Nirmal in Ladakh and Telangana. There are also signs of decline in the last 15 days in 12 districts of Maharashtra. He said, ‘However, these are very early signs and it is too early to analyze the situation on the basis of them. It is important to continue prevention efforts at the district and state level so that we can rein in matters while retaining this edge. ‘ He said that there are 12 states where the number of patients under treatment is more than one lakh.
These include Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu. In seven states, the number of patients is less than 50 thousand to one lakh and in 17 states it is less than 50 thousand. He said that there are 22 states where the infection rate is more than 15 percent and in nine states the infection rate is between 5 and 15 percent and in five states it is less than five percent.
He said that Andaman and Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Odisha, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura And West Bengal is witnessing an increase in daily affairs. Agarwal said, “At the moment, it is important to analyze the cases at the micro-level and continue efforts in the areas from which the cases are coming up.”
15.72 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been given
About vaccination, he said that 15.72 crore doses of Kovid-19 vaccines have been given so far in the country. Of these, 12.83 crore people were given the first dose and 2.89 crore people were given the second dose. 0.02 crore vaccines have been given to people between the ages of eighteen to 44 years as their first dose.
Aggarwal said that from May 1, vaccination has been started in 12 states to people between the age of 18 to 44 years. About the lack of medical oxygen in the country, he said that the government is exploring the possibility of conversion of nitrogen plants for its production. Meanwhile, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria cautioned about the haste of CT scans in mild Kovid-19 symptoms, saying that it has side effects and benefits can cause more harm.
He said, ‘A CT scan is like 300 to 400 chest X-rays. According to the data, repeated CT scan in young age creates the risk of cancer later. Repeated radiation can cause a lot of damage. So, if the oxygen level is normal, then there is no need to do CT scan for mild symptoms of Covid-19.