Mandaviya said that the ICMR has from time to time guided the country and helped in vaccine-related research leading to India having its own indigenous vaccine.
While the Centre has dropped the clause that mandated parental consent for students to physically attend classes from its guidelines, the Delhi government has decided to continue with the clause.
Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya cautioned that even as active cases and positivity rate in most states have shown a declining trend in the last two weeks, there is a need to be vigilant.
Don't trivialise Omicron until this wave passes. We'll go through several months of 'low tide' after that and then we can have all the festivities, the ex-head of Indian Medical Association says.
The worst Telangana has seen till now has been 10,000 cases for two days during the peak of the second wave in May 2021 and two of the three scenarios in Omicron surpass that, according to a model.