Covid Mock Drill Starts as Health Minister Mandaviya Visits Hospitals

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  • Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya started the drill by visiting Safdarjung Hospital
  • Covid surge still not worrying but precautions are being taken by the govt
  • IMA considering the administration of 3rd and 4th vaccine doses

New Delhi: In view of the increasing corona cases around the globe, a mock drill of the central government has started today in the country. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya is visiting all the covid hospitals to check the facilities and arrangements in case there is a surge here as well. 

“To make sure there isn’t a Covid surge in the country, PM Modi has asked to be careful. Govt is also preparing if at all covid cases increase. Today mock drills are conducted across covid hospitals in the country to make sure people get proper treatment”, the Union Health Minister said regarding the covid control measures. Following the advice of the Centre, mock drills will be conducted today in hospitals of several states and union territories, including the capital Delhi, to deal with any eventuality related to Corona and to ensure readiness. 

There is a possibility of a new wave in India as well amidst the renewed uproar regarding Corona in many countries including China, Japan, South Korea, and Thailand. The central government is gearing up to stop it. The round of continuous meetings is going on. According to a report, in a meeting with Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday, the IMA expressed the need for one more additional dose i.e. the fourth dose of corona vaccines. However, in countries where there is an outcry due to Corona, this situation has arisen despite a booster dose of vaccines.

According to reports, Union Health Minister Mandaviya held talks with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and other top doctors on Monday. In this, Corona condition was reviewed in the country. In this, the doctors urged the public to allow the second booster dose. The work of giving a third additional booster dose is also going on. Seeing the situation becoming uncontrollable in China and other countries, the fourth dose or second booster dose is under consideration. 

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