States should ensure that people partaking in mass gatherings are fully vaccinated

States should ensure that people partaking in mass gatherings are fully vaccinated

In NEW DELHI: The Center has requested that all states and union territories make sure that anyone attending large meetings or making a pilgrimage is asymptomatic and, ideally, fully immunized against Covid-19. In a letter to states and UTs on Tuesday, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan warned that large-scale gatherings associated with holidays and yatras…

States to implement a 5-fold strategy to tackle the rising cases in India

States to implement a 5-fold strategy to tackle the rising cases in India

The government has directed Karnataka, Kerala, Delhi and Maharashtra to employ a 5-fold strategy to tackle an upsurge in the rising COVID-19 Cases to test-track-treat vaccines and adhere to COVID-19 appropriate behaviour. Bharat Bhushan, the Health Secretary, has urged ¬†them to keep an eye on COVID clusters. According to the Ministry, 81 percent of the…