The federal government has requested state governments and Union Territories to impose intense restrictions in areas, cities, cities or any geography the place Covid-19 check positivity price had crossed 10% or oxygen beds and ICU beds occupancy in hospitals cross 60% capability stage.
V Ok Paul, member well being, Niti Aayog, mentioned on Monday that that they had left it to the states to establish and impose intensive containment. All political, social and non secular gathering, marketplaces and leisure areas needs to be shut, Paul steered. These are indicative tips and states might take their very own choice to cease the unfold of the virus.
The time has come to put on masks not solely out but in addition at residence, Paul mentioned. He urged individuals to not exit and never invite anybody residence because the virus had a excessive transmission price. If there have been guests or anybody constructive then it was advisable put on masks at residence, he mentioned.
Nearly all of the states within the nation had crossed the peaks seen within the first wave with a steep rise in day by day new circumstances within the second wave reaching 3,52,991 on Monday, Luv Agarwal, joint secretary, ministry of well being and household welfare mentioned. The expansion trajectory in all states was a reason behind concern, Agarwal mentioned.
Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan had each seen a 5 instances leap in day by day circumstances whereas Rajasthan reported a 4.8x enhance in circumstances. Delhi, Karnataka, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal was seeing greater than 3x rise in circumstances whereas Maharashtra has greater than doubled its circumstances.
The nation had 28,13,658 energetic circumstances with 1,95,123 deaths to date.
Maharashtra continued to steer energetic circumstances and crossed the seven-lakh mark whereas Uttar Pradesh reported 2,97,616 circumstances.
Karnataka had 2.62 lakh energetic circumstances adopted by Kerala at 2.19 lakh circumstances. Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu proceed to clock one lakh plus energetic case.
Complete vaccination within the nation reached 14.19 crore with 1.03 crore individuals above 45 years getting each the doses.