Third Wave of Covid-19 Current Affairs, GK & News

Report: Third wave could peak late October

According to the committee of experts, set up under National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), the third Covid wave that could peak around late October. Key Points Committee of experts was set up as per the direction of the Home Ministry, asking for a better preparedness for children who might be at high risk. This ..

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Throat Gargle Sample Test for Children

As per the recommendations of a 13-member expert committee headed by cardiologist Devi Prasad Shetty, detection of COVID-19 can be done through throat gargle for children. Key points Committee, set up by state government to assist in controlling the potential third wave, submitted its interim report which highlights that, throat gargle samples can be used ..

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SBI revises FY22 GDP projection to 7.9%

Economic research department of State Bank of India has published “Ecowrap 2021” report and revised real GDP projection for Financial Year 2022 to 7.9 percent from 10.4 percent earlier. Report highlights disproportionately larger impact of second wave of Covid-19 pandemic on economy. Key Findings It says, GDP outlook will be impacted by trajectory of international ..

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