H3N2 Virus: In the issued advisory, it has been said that people above 60 years of age and suffering from chronic lung disease need to be careful. People go less in crowded places. If you have cough and cold, do not touch the surface at the public place.
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H3N2 Virus: Delhi Health Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj has issued advisory regarding H3N2 virus. The Health Minister said in a press conference that this is the season of influenza. at this time India H1, L1 and L2 influenza is spreading widely. Usually it has two peaks. A peak comes from January to March. The second peak comes at the end of monsoon. The peak that it is, it subsides by the end of March. This time it is being seen that many patients of influenza are coming. People who had severe lung or asthma or corona earlier, are being affected more.
Health Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj said that usually there are complaints of fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, body and headache, fatigue. The government has said some things in the form of advisory. There are two types of age groups, who are facing more trouble than this and they need to be more careful. First, elderly people above 65 years of age and secondly, children below 5 years need to be more careful. Those who have chronic lung disease, they need to be careful.
Health Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj said that Covid advisory has been issued by the Government of India in about 6 states in the country. Kovid is increasing there. Those 6 states are Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Although Delhi is not included in this, but still we are issuing this advisory on behalf of the Delhi government. The prevention of corona and influenza is exactly the same, so people should go a little less in crowded places. If you have cough and cold, do not touch the public surface too much at the public place.
Health Minister said – there is no danger
Health Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj said that whenever you get a chance, wash your hands. Don’t put your hand on your face. This is the common presumption, which the government has included in its advisory. If people follow this, we will be able to stop influenza and can stop corona in the beginning itself. Although the variant of Corona, there is no danger in it. Since the Central Government has issued Corona advisory in 6 states, we are issuing it in Delhi as well.
people will be made aware
The government has given instructions to its district surveillance units, health facilities and government hospitals to monitor the situation on a daily basis. Instructions have been given to all the districts, so that they can do early screening and monitor the situation, so that if early rising cases are coming in any area, we can detect them. If there are cases of severe acute respiratory infection, we are closely monitoring that too. The government has also said that in a few days, awareness will be spread through newspapers, advertisements and through FM radio.
Delhi government’s advisory on H3N2 continues
- People above 60 years of age and suffering from chronic lung disease need to be careful.
- The central government has issued an advisory that the corona virus is increasing in 6 states. Although the name of Delhi is not included in that list.
- People go less in crowded places.
- If you have cough and cold, do not touch the surface in public places.
- Keep washing hands from time to time.
- Don’t touch your nose or eyes with your hands.