New Delhi : The threat of corona virus is increasing continuously across the country. This is the reason that from the center to the state government, many tough steps are being taken. Along with restrictions, necessary decisions are being taken from time to time. Meanwhile, the Union Health Ministry held a press conference on Wednesday regarding the increasing cases of corona virus epidemic.
During this, Joint Secretary of the Ministry, Luv Aggarwal said that there are seven states in the country where new cases of corona are increasing rapidly. which is a matter of concern. Not only this, he also told a new guideline regarding the discharge of covid patients. Along with this, two relief news was also given by the Union Health Ministry regarding Omicron variants.
Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary Luv Aggarwal said that the rate of spread of corona is very fast in Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala and Gujarat and hence it has become a matter of concern. Meanwhile, the Health Ministry has also changed the policy of discharging patients after reviewing the situation in Corona.
Patients can be discharged after 7 days
According to the Union Health Ministry, now those with mild symptoms can be discharged after seven days of being found positive. During this, if the patient’s condition remains fine for three consecutive days and he does not get fever, then there will be no need for testing for discharge.
When will patients with moderate symptoms be discharged?
According to the ministry, if patients with moderate symptoms show improvement and their oxygen saturation level remains more than 93 percent for three consecutive days without oxygen support, then such patients can be discharged.
Relief on Omicron
There has also been two good news from the ministry on the spread of the Omicron variant. It has been told that so far only 115 people have been confirmed dead in the world from Omicron, while in India only one person has died.
These states raised concern
According to the Union Health Ministry, the states about which concern has been raised. The infection rate in them is increasing rapidly. According to the ministry, the rate in Maharashtra is 22.39 percent, while it is 32.18 percent in Bengal, 23.1 percent in Delhi and 4.47 percent in Uttar Pradesh.