- 24% people are not wearing masks at all
- 63% people are not following social distancing
- Health Ministry said virus is also among us
- If discipline is not maintained then you may have to face the challenge again
Health Ministry said that second wave of corona It is not over yet, but people are not following the rules properly to avoid corona. According to the Health Ministry, it was revealed in the online survey that 24% people are not using masks, 45% people are putting on but they are not wearing them properly and only 29% people are wearing masks properly. .
Similarly, 63% people are not following social distancing at all, 45% people are following it to some extent and only 11% people are following social distancing completely. To avoid Kovid in the vaccination center, 44% people are following the right behavior, 48% are following a little and 6 percent are not following it at all. Only 15% people are following Kovid Appropriate Behavior while traveling. 58% are following it to some extent and 25% are not following it at all.
If not, then there will be problem
Showing the crowd gathering in markets and tourist places, the Health Ministry said that the way people are traveling without masks and without following social distancing, it seems that they are thinking that the virus is over. but corona virus is still among us. If covid does not maintain proper behavior then it will spread again. The benefit of Kovid management till now will be over again and a big challenge may have to be faced again. At present, there are 73 such districts in the country where the case positivity rate is more than 10%.
Exemption only if test positivity rate is less than 5%
ICMR DG Dr. Balram Bhargava said that there are 65 districts in the country where the case positivity rate is between 5 to 10 percent and in 595 districts it is below 5 percent. He said that the second wave of Korana has reduced in many places. However, the wave of corona still continues in some states. The steps being taken at the district level should continue. If the test positivity rate is less than 5%, then only some relaxation can be given. But if it is increasing somewhere more than 10%, then again there is a need to stop the activities there. The case positivity rate should be continuously monitored. Dr. Bhargava said that now 18 lakh tests are being done every day and this should continue now.
Booster dose still in research stage
Regarding the booster dose of Covaccine, the Health Ministry said that it is still in the research stage. ICMR DG Dr. Bhargava said that the study of phase three of the vaccine has just been completed and now it will be followed up and it will be seen how long the antibody remains. He said that if someone has a corona infection, then antibodies remain for 7 to 12 months. It remains to be seen how long the antibodies last after the vaccine is administered.