The third wave of corona will not be dangerous for children, Dr. Guleria said – no evidence

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AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria has said that there is no evidence that the third wave of corona will affect children.

New Delhi:

Many speculations are being made about the third wave of Kovid-19. AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria has said that there is no evidence that the third wave will affect children. He has said that such a thing has not come out from any survey in the world. There is no global data about when the third wave can come or what effect it will have on children, that children will be affected more. There is no proof of this. Till now there is no data in the world that children have serious infection.

No serious infection seen in children

Dr Guleria said that even during the second wave of corona, the children who got infected fell ill only slightly. He said that it does not seem that in future there will be a risk of any serious infection in children.

Less than 1 lakh cases in a day in the country

After more than two months, less than one lakh cases of corona infection have been registered in the country on Tuesday. According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday morning, 86,498 new cases of Kovid-19 infection have been registered in the country in the last 24 hours. This is the lowest daily number of cases in the last 66 days. After which the number of active corona patients in India has reached the figure of 13 lakhs. The number of active patients has declined by 97,907 in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of active cases to 13,03,702.

Order placed for 44 crore doses of Covishield and Covaccine

The central government said on Tuesday that it has placed an order for 44 crore doses of anti-Covid-19 vaccines – Covishield and Covaccine, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a new vaccine policy. The Prime Minister had announced on Monday that the Center would take over the procurement quota of the states and that vaccines would be made available to the states free of cost for people above the age of 18 years. The Union Health Ministry said that the supply of these 44 crore doses of anti-Covid vaccines will be made available by the manufacturers by December, which is starting from now.

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