Killer Corona is getting deadlier each day
The spread has accelerated 15 times in 15 days
The number of confirmed cases in India rose to 873 cases on Saturday
19 deaths have been reported so far
Have we entered the stage 3?
Are we running short of time?
Is India sitting on the ticking time bomb?
Convenor-COVID-19 Hospitals task force has some crucial answers.
Dr. Gyani said, we are calling it Stage 3. Officially, we may not call it, but it is the beginning of the 3rd stage
Community transmission is the most critical stage during an outbreak and...
At stage 3, virus spreads fast in the community, it gets difficult to trace the original source.
According to Dr. Gyani, coming 5-10 days would be essential to control...
...all those who are asymptomatic now, might start showing symptoms.
“We are running short of time in preparing COVID-19 hospitals
the outbreak in India can happen any day in coming weeks..
and we do not have enough trained medical staff and COVID-19 hospitals yet,” he further added.
He said that the government is still following the old stringent testing policy
“The government is testing only those who have all three symptoms together, coughing, breathing problem and fever...
...If the patient is having only one of the symptoms then they will not be tested.”
Dr Gyani pointed out that the government needs to restrategise
it is serious about breaking the chain of transmission.
Dr.Gyani said, we need to identity COVID hospitals and then train nurses and medics and co-workers.
The government had enough time to prepare itself for the pandemic.
Now, that we have stepped into stage 3 as claimed by Dr Gyani
The big question is, do we have enough time to control the spread of the disease?
The bitter truth is, that we are running out of time