Reports Say Chinese Variant of Corona Arrived India in September: 2 Cases in Gujarat, one in Odisha Confirmed
Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya held a meeting with senior officials and experts on Wednesday on the COVID-19 situation in the country.
The increasing cases of corona in China are again starting to scare. In view of this, the central government is on alert. Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya held a meeting with senior officials and experts on Wednesday on the COVID-19 situation in the country.
Mandaviya told that the dangerous Chinese variant of Corona, BF-7 had come to India in the month of September itself. Its symptoms were found in an NRI woman in Vadodara. She had come to Vadodara from America. Two other people who came into his contact were also investigated. Although his report came negative. Later the woman was cured. Apart from this, two other cases of BF-7 were also found in Ahmedabad and Odisha.
After the meeting, NITI Aayog member Dr. VK Paul advised people to wear masks in the crowd. He said- Mask is very important for people suffering from serious diseases and for the elderly. Right now only 27% of the population has taken the booster dose. Taking this dose is compulsory for all.
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written a letter to all the states and union territories on Tuesday. It states that samples of all positive cases of corona should be sent for genome sequencing so that new variants of corona can be detected. These days the cases of corona are increasing rapidly in China, Japan, America, Korea and Brazil.