Many parts of the country are gradually adopting the process of unlocking after the second wave: Harsh Vardhan (file photo)
Coronavirus: The purpose of this exercise in the Ministry of Health is to distribute masks to all employees and starting from the frontline workers, it will be passed on to other employees as well.
New Delhi. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday that the number of cases increased and turned into a second wave due to the changing nature of the corona virus and reducing the covid precautions of citizens. Vardhan made this remark after distributing masks to frontline workers in the Union Health Ministry.
According to a statement by the Health Ministry, he said that though this step is symbolic, people from various industries and corporate houses and politicians in positions can start a noble chain by following this step and help everyone through covid friendly conduct. To save from Kovid-19, it can be converted into a mass movement. The purpose of this exercise in the Ministry of Health is to distribute masks to all employees and starting from the frontline workers, it will be passed on to other employees as well.
The statement quoted him as saying, ‘The government worked continuously last year to stop Kovid-19. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji, we were very successful in reducing the cases to the minimum.
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According to the statement, he said, ‘However, with the introduction of vaccines earlier this year, things are getting back on track, people started to follow the general rules of Kovid friendly conduct. Where the virus mutated and changed its form, we reduced our vigilance. Because of all this, the cases increased and turned into a second wave.
Underlining the importance of this programme, he said, “Many parts of the country are gradually adopting the process of unlocking after the second wave, but we cannot be hesitant and cases escalate again.” He reiterated that the mask is the easiest, most effective and most powerful weapon against all forms of corona.
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