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Mad travel rush raise Covid 3rd wave fears

12 May 2021

Staff Reporter :
Directorate General of Health Services on Tuesday expressed fear of probable third wave attack of the Covid-19 virus, as the people are creating enormous gathering on the way home during the Eid vacation.
The DGHS on Tuesday said that it was feared of imminent third wave of coronavirus attack while it has controlled the second wave tactically.
"Our capabilities to combat covid virus increased notably. The attack of second wave was controlled in its large portion. The hospitals beds are remaining blanks across the country now. But the limitless gathering creating by home bound people during Eid are creating fear of third wave attack of the fatal virus," Dr. Abul Basahr Muhammad Khurshid Alam, DG of the DGHS
 said while addressing a regular press briefing on Tuesday.
"We are anxious over the Eid exodus violation of health rules that if it push the nation on the face of a third wave of covid attack," he said.
The DG said, "We are witnessing the devastating covid-19 situation of India. In these circumstances, I, on the behalf of the DGHS, requesting all of you, please stay home and celebrate Eid festival wherever you are staying now. Shun joining village family once for the sake of the health safety for all."  

He urges all to create awareness among the people on maintaining health rules.

"It is uncertain that when the deadly virus will be vanished. So, there is no alternative of following safety rules strictly.," he said.

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