The delay in reaching the test report of infection in Goa amidst the second wave of Corona has become a matter of concern. Actually, samples from Goa are sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune, but from there, reports take several weeks, which increases the risk of infection. In such a situation, Goa’s Health Minister Vishwajit Rane is considering such a facility in the state itself. He said that we have asked the Dean of Goa Medical College to find out the possibility and send a proposal to the state government.
He said that if it is possible to find a new strain and Rs 1.5 crore is spent for it, then there is no harm in it. Let us tell you that in the first year in 2020, the corona virus variant started making people sick in Wuhan, and the corona epidemic came out. Subsequently, Corona virus variants of Britain, South Africa and Brazil emerged.
Significantly, Maharashtra and Punjab are the two states in the country where the highest number of daily cases of corona virus infection have been reported since last fortnight. This information has been received from official documents. In the documents presented by the Union Health Ministry in the Cabinet Secretary’s meeting with all the states and union territories, it was stated that these two states are included in the five states and union territories which have more than their old peak number of daily cases. Have been done. These states and union territories also include Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh and Gujarat.
Amidst the concern, there is a relief news that there are 14 states and union territories in the country where there has not been a single death due to corona virus within the last 24 hours. These states are Odisha, Assam, Puducherry, Ladakh, Daman-Diu, Dadar Nagar Haveli, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Sikkim, Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Arunachal Pradesh.