Lack of standards from Centre on Omicron, Delta therapy creating complication: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope

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By PTI

JALNA: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Friday stated there are no clear standards from the Centre on the therapy of individuals found with the Omicron and also Delta versions, specifically on the use of Molnupiravir, a dental, direct-acting antiviral.

He stated the absence of standards from the Union government on medical administration procedure for therapy and also screening of Omicron and also Delta versions was creating complication.

“There is complication pertaining to the therapy and also screening of Omicron and also Delta versions. When anti-drug and also Molnupiravir are utilized there are no clear standards from the Union Health Ministry,” he stated.

Tope likewise stated house screening packages to identify the infection were producing troubles as information in a great deal of instances was not being published on the requisite websites.

“In Mumbai itself, around 5 lakh such self test kits were sold but a lot of cases detected through them have gone unreported. Such cases should be monitored by the health department but this did not happen,” he stated.