No risk of transmission from recovered patients : Heath Ministry urges public to not stigmatise Corona patients
New Delhi: The Union health ministry on Monday urged the people not to stigmatize the patients as there is no risk of transmission from recovered patients.
“Stigma should be addressed through an intensive campaign. We’ve to understand that there is no risk of transmission from recovered patients. They, in fact, can be a potential source of healing for antibodies using plasma therapy” said Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare during its daily briefing.
He said that there is sufficient amount of RT-PCR kits in the country. Not only sufficient amount of kits available, but their geographically adequacy has also been ensured.
He also informed that as many as 85 districts in the country have not reported any case in the last 14 days. Similarly, 16 districts which had cases earlier, have not reported any case in the last 28 days. The three new districts which got added to this list are — Gondia in Maharashtra, Devangere in Karnataka & Lakhi Sarai in Bihar, he said.