Two new variants of the coronavirus have been detected in the country. Today on Tuesday 16 February, the central government has confirmed two new variants of Coronavirus in the country, South African and Brazilian variants. During the daily press conference, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director General Dr. Balaram Bhargava said that recently two new variants of Coronavirus have been detected in some travellers. Earlier UK variants were confirmed.
Due to the UK variant of the Coronavirus, fears were once again raised because it is a more rapidly spreading variant.
NITI Aayog member VK Paul said that right now do not be negligent about the corona virus, but the precautions used to be taken before it are to be continued.
Quarantine done to infected passengers
Director General of ICMR said that South African and Brazilian variants have been found in some passengers and they have been quarantined. Apart from this, those who have come in contact with them have been traced and isolated. The health of all is being constantly monitored. The government has once again urged all the people not to be negligent on the decreasing cases of corona infection and to keep following the necessary instructions for prevention of corona infection.
Continue wearing masks and sanitizing hands – NITI Aayog
NITI Aayog member Dr. VK Paul said that all people should not give up the habit of wearing masks and hand sanitizing. According to Paul, cases of corona infection are decreasing in India, but the unpredictable nature of the virus should be taken care of. The world’s largest corona vaccination program has started in India from January 16, according to the Health Ministry data, as of 1 pm on Tuesday 16 February, 85,69,917 people have received their first dose and 1,70,678 have received the second dose. Has been done At present, the number of active cases of coronavirus in India is less than 1.4 lakhs.