Impact of COVID Third Wave Low Compared to Second Wave, Says Odisha Health Director

Bhubaneswar: The impact of third wave of COVID-19 is much low compared to the second wave of the pandemic, said Odisha Public Health Director Niranjan Mishra on Monday.

“Several countries are witnessing the third wave of COVID-19. It is observed that the impact of the third wave is low compared to the second wave. However, the State Government is ready and we need to intensify vaccination before the third wave”, he said.

Everyone should keep following the Covid appropriate behavior, the official said.

He further said that steroids are being used in Covid-19 treatment as per the guidelines. Currently, those are being used only for the treatment of moderate to critical cases of Covid-19.

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