After the effect of the second wave of the corona epidemic subsided, people have become extremely careless about the corona rules. Despite repeated warnings by the Government of India, people are seen flouting the Corona protocol at tourist places. The government has once again warned that the second wave of infection is not over yet.
The Union Home Ministry has informed that the Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla has reviewed the efforts made by the State Governments to prevent the spread of corona infection at hill stations and tourist places. At the same time, he expressed serious concern over the reports of violation of corona rules coming out from the hill stations and asked the states to strictly implement measures like masks and social distancing. In the meeting, instructions have been given to adopt a five-pronged strategy to deal with Corona. These include identification, testing, treatment, vaccination and following the corona protocol of those who came in contact with the infected.
Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla emphasised that the second wave of COVID was not yet over; and States should ensure strict adherence to the protocols prescribed in respect of wearing of masks, social distancing and other safe behaviour: Govt of India
— ANI (@ANI) July 10, 2021
It has been informed in the review meeting that the second wave of infection has weakened in many states and union territories and the overall infection rate is also declining but Kerala, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bengal and Tamil Nadu In many districts of the state, the infection rate is still more than 10 percent. The status of vaccination has also been discussed in the meeting.