With harrowing experience of mayhem wreaked by the second wave of COVID-19, the Delhi Government has started preparing itself for a possible third wave of the pandemic.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and other members of the cabinet held a meeting with the officials of the health department.
The meeting was held to discuss and prepare a roadmap to deal with a possible break out of a third wave of COVID-19.
The Delhi Government, in the meeting, decided to create a special task force that will look into protection of children from the deadly virus.
Earlier, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal warned the Centre of a new variant of COVID-19 found in Singapore and said that it can result in India’s third wave.
“The new form of Corona that came to Singapore is being said to be extremely dangerous for children, in India it may come as a third wave. My appeal to the central government is air services with Singapore to be cancelled with immediate effect and prioritise the options for vaccinating children at the earliest,” the Delhi Chief Minister said.
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The meeting also decided to keep in availability enough beds, oxygen and medicines to deal with the third wave of the pandemic, if it breaks out.
The national capital, which was the worst hit state during the second wave of COVID-19, has started showing signs of gradual recovery.