The variety of new coronavirus circumstances and deaths have declined within the final three weeks because the unfold of the pandemic has stabilised in many of the states, Niti Aayog Member VK Paul mentioned on Sunday, however, he added, that risk of a second wave of infections within the winter season.
Mr Paul, who can also be the chief of an skilled panel coordinating efforts to deal with the pandemic within the nation, in an interview to PTI mentioned that when the COVID-19 vaccine is obtainable, there can be sufficient assets to ship in addition to make it accessible to the residents.
“In India, the brand new coronavirus circumstances and variety of deaths have declined within the final three weeks and the pandemic has stabilised in many of the states
“Nevertheless, there are 5 states (Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal) and 3-4 Union Territories (UTs), the place there’s nonetheless a rising development,” Mr Paul mentioned.
He’s heading the Nationwide Professional Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 (NEGVAC).
In accordance with him, India is in a considerably higher place now however the nation nonetheless has an extended method to go as a result of 90 per cent of the individuals are nonetheless prone to coronavirus infections.
On whether or not India may see a second wave of coronavirus infections within the winter, Mr Paul mentioned that with the onset of winter, international locations throughout Europe are seeing resurgence of COVID-19 circumstances.
“We can’t rule out (a second coronavirus wave this winter in India). Issues can occur and we’re nonetheless studying concerning the virus,” Mr Paul famous.