World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus) showed “Deep Concern” Increasing number of cases and deaths in India due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“We are deeply concerned about More and more cases And now the death of India. The situation is very complicated and requires different response measures in different parts of the country. I commend the government for the measures taken to reduce social impact and promote vaccine production. I express my deepest condolences to all residents of India who have lost their loved ones,” Tedros said at a press conference from Geneva, Switzerland this Friday.
Therefore, he showed his “Deep Commitment” The WHO “stands with the Indian government and people and will do everything possible to save as many lives as possible.” He said: “The situation in India is a shocking reminder of what the virus can do and why we must use all the tools to fight it in a global and integrated manner: public health measures, vaccines, diagnostic tests and treatments.”
The Ministry of Health of India reported this Friday 332,730 boxes The number of coronaviruses registered on the last day is a new record for the number of daily positives in the country, which is facing a severe situation due to the pandemic.
So continue Infections are on the riseSince the previous day, nearly 315,000 cases have been registered, and the total number has increased to 16,263,695, with 2,428,626 valid cases.
In the past 24 hours, they also regretted 2,263 deceased As a result of Covid-19, Asian countries have so far registered the largest number of deaths, and the death toll has risen to 186,920.
The second wave of pandemic in the country is Push the health system to its limit According to New Delhi, as cemeteries and crematoriums are saturated, and oxygen and supplies are scarce, facilities may have to be improved to accommodate the dead, which overloads health professionals. Hindustan Times.
It is this situation that led the capital authorities A lock-up order was issued on Monday It was not until April 26 that an attempt was made to break the infection cycle, and Maharashtra also took restrictive measures, in this case, until May 1.
At the same time, the country has so far registered 13,547,820 doses According to data from the Ministry of Health, against Covid-19.
On the other hand, at least 14 people were sent to the intensive care unit Has died from the coronavirus Fire registered in the hospital Confirmed by the person in charge of the center, the city is located in Virar, Maharashtra State.
“on 90 people accepted It was in the hospital at the time of the incident,” said hospital director Vijay Varlab, who said that the cause of the fire is unknown and the intensive care unit has caught fire.
The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Udhav Zackeray, expressed condolences to what happened and asked the remaining patients to “immediate transfer”. “The cause of the fire Proper investigation must be conducted“He added that according to the Indian Television Network NDTV.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi) also participated in the condolences. Declared compensation The families of the victims and the seriously injured caused by the incident.
In March, Covid-19 “double mutation” in India. It is not yet possible to prove whether this new variant has caused an increase in the country’s cases.
“These (double) mutations confer Immune escape and increased infectivity“The Ministry of Health said in a statement last month.