Despite the fresh cases coming down, the Covid fear is not over yet in
India.Experts had earlier warned that the country would be hit by the
third wave of the pandemic and the impact would be more devastating than
the ongoing second wave.
the possible third wave, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav
Thackeray chaired a key meeting with the health minister and key
officials over the situation in the state.Maharashtra is the worst
effected state in the country in both the waves.
per the media reports, the state health department stated that the
Delta plus variant, that comes with high rate of transmission could
trigger the third wave and the active cases would be increasing rapidly.
The health department said, the number of active cases would reach around 8 lakh, including 10 percent of children.
the predictions of the department, the Chief Minister had directed the
concerned officials to make sure that bed facilities, medical oxygen and
required supplied are made available.He directed them to keep a special
focus on the rural area.
Chief Minister had urged the public to not to break the norms like
maintaing social distance and keeping personal hygiene. Vaccination has a
big role in fighting the virus but the norms should not be broken, he
The possible third
wave will have a devastating impact on the state. During the first and
second waves 19 lakh and over 40 lakh cases were reported respectively,
according to the health department.