World Desk, Amar Ujala, London
Updated Thu, 19 Nov 2020 05:38 PM IST
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He said, ‘Use of the mask is not a’ panacea ‘in any situation, and it should be used with other standards. However, if the use of the mask reaches 95 per cent, then there is no need to impose lockdown. Clugh further stated that primary schools should be kept open during the second wave of Corona infection. Because, children are not spreading infection and keeping school closed is not an effective step.
Questioning the need for lockdown, Clugh also said that sanctions should not be relieved too early. He said that along with the US, Europe has once again become the epicenter of the global epidemic. It is a warning that the health systems of some continents are struggling. With this, he said that the vaccine is necessary but we have to understand that at least in the initial stages, the number of vaccines will be limited.
On Wednesday, the World Health Organization said that about half of the four million corona infection cases reported in the world were reported last week in Europe. The highest jump in new cases was seen in Austria, where new cases have registered a growth of 30 per cent compared to the previous week. Apart from this, Britain has become the first country in Europe where more than 50 thousand deaths have been caused by Kovid.