There is still no indication that the crisis is over. Randeep Guleria, director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), voiced new fears. He told the people of India that the third wave of the infection could hit India in the near future. News of Anandabazar.
He also made it clear that measures such as weekend lockdowns, partial lockdowns or night curfews would not work. According to him, breaking the chain of Covid-19 infection may lead to long-term lockdown.
“There are three things we need to look at,” Guleria said Tuesday. First, the emphasis should be on infrastructure development of hospitals. Second, hyperactivity must be shown to prevent infection. Third, the vaccination program must continue, ”he said.
Before issuing a long-term full lockdown, the AIIMS chief emphasized the need for coordination between the concerned states and centers in India. He also said that there is a need to ensure the livelihood of the people and the supply of essential goods and services.