Seventy consistent with cent minors in Goa have already advanced sero-positivity and the coastal state is 90 consistent with cent in a position to take on the 3rd wave, must it strike the state, head of the Goa govt’s knowledgeable committee and dean of the state’s apex govt medical institution Dr. Shivanand Bandekar stated on Thursday.
“Our preparation for the 3rd wave is at virtually 90 consistent with cent. The paediatric ICU is in a position. At this time the placement is static,” said Bandekar, the dean of the Goa Medical College.
“As per the statistics available with us, we have seen that seropositivity among the children is already at 70 per cent. That means 70 per cent of children have already got infected and they have been cured. This is a small sample, but it gives you an indication that if the third wave comes at all, it won’t be as large as the second wave,” he additionally stated.
Commenting on crowds of visitors at seashores, casinos and public spaces who violate the usual running procedures (SOPs) laid down via the state govt, Bandekar stated that the folks visiting the state must act responsibly.
“SOPs are there in position, they must now not crowd, they must put on a masks. All this is there… They must observe it, for their very own just right,” Bandekar said.
“We are going to keep a check on the positivity rate. If the positivity rate rises, we will take stringent steps to stop all those (tourism-related) activities,” the highest legitimate additionally stated, including that there was once a want to strike a steadiness between Covid-related precautions and financial job.
“Dwelling with Covid is now turning into an increasing number of sensible. We will be able to stay an eye fixed. As chairman of the (govt’s) knowledgeable committee, I will be able to be preserving an eye fixed myself, plus I will be able to be analysing statistics each and every week from our epidemiologist,” Bandekar stated.