After 8 months, India sees 3 lakh COVID-19 cases in a day – EVERYTHING WE KNOW SO FAR

After 8 months, India sees 3 lakh COVID-19 cases in a day - EVERYTHING WE KNOW SO FAR

 

COVID-19 cases in a day: Today, India’s COVID-19 cases in a day graph showed an alarming increasing pattern, with the country adding 3.17 lakh new cases, bringing the total to 3.82 crores. India is the world’s second-worst-affected country, behind the United States.

 

HERE ARE 10 CORONAVIRUS UPDATES IN INDIA

1. The total number of those infected with the highly contagious Omicron variation has risen to 9,287, with 29 states reporting the new strain. Maharashtra has recorded the highest instances (1,738), followed by West Bengal (1,672), which has had 1,672 persons infected with Omicron.

2. The number of active cases has climbed to 19,24,051, the highest level in 234 days, accounting for 5.03 percent of all infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has dropped to 93.69 percent. According to data released this morning by the Health Ministry, the active COVID-19 caseload has increased by 93,051 cases in only 24 hours.

3. The daily positivity rate was 16.41%, while the weekly positivity rate was 16.06 percent. According to the ministry, the total number of doses provided in the country as part of the countrywide immunization push has surpassed 159.67 crores.

4. Maharashtra, one of the worst-affected states by the Covid epidemic, witnessed 43,697 new coronavirus infections, up 10% from the previous day, with 214 Omicron infections and 49 deaths. With the new Omicron cases, the total number of people infected with this strain now stands at 1,860.

5. In the previous 24 hours, Delhi has recorded 13,785 new Covid cases and 35 deaths. According to the Delhi government’s health bulletin, there are 75,282 active COVID patients in the city. There are 58,501 patients in home isolation and 2,624 patients in hospitals.

6. According to the Health Ministry, 491 individuals have died as a result of Covid in the last 24 hours. More than ten deaths have been recorded in thirteen states. More than 70% of the deaths, according to the government, were caused by comorbidities.

7. According to authorities, Omicron is generating fewer hospitalizations and fatalities than the Delta version, which killed hundreds of thousands of people last year.

8. A booster campaign for health workers and at-risk populations is now ongoing, with around 70% of the eligible population having received two main vaccination doses. According to data from certain states, unvaccinated or partially vaccinated individuals account for more than 90% of intensive care patients.

9. The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the governments of Andhra Pradesh and Bihar, as well as others, including Kerala, for failing to pay or delaying payment of compensation to the relatives of individuals who died as a result of Covid. “It is really sad that, notwithstanding previous orders to pay compensation, directives are given again and time again,” the court stated.

10. According to news agency Xinhua, the coronavirus has killed at least 5,480,481 individuals since the epidemic began in China in December 2019.

 

8 MISTAKES OF YOURS CAN MAKE A MILD TO COVID-19 fatal

8 MISTAKES OF YOURS CAN MAKE A MILD TO COVID-19 fatal

1. Do not need to take antibiotics

People are getting fevers up to 102-103 degrees. Along with this, there is also a complaint of body pain and headache. Although patients are recovering even without antibiotics till the third day. Therefore, patients at home do not need to take antibiotics.

2. Take even mild symptoms seriously

Take even mild symptoms seriously and don’t treat them like a viral or allergic reaction. Get tested for COVID even if you see symptoms similar to other infections. If the infection is detected on time, it will not spread to others.

3. Do not need to take Steroids

Experts feel that unnecessary and continuous use of steroids can also be associated with problems like mucormycosis or black fungus, as seen in many cases in the past.

4. Do not contact specialist doctors

Only a well-informed doctor attending to COVID-19 patients can help you find the right medication and reduce the severity of symptoms.

5. Do not delay taking the COVID test

Even a healthy person can suffer from serious symptoms due to delayed testing or non-diagnosis of the disease. Therefore, pay attention to the symptoms visible in the body and get tested immediately.

6. Corona dominates more with high BP or diabetes

Corona dominates more on patients with high BP or diabetes. Therefore, such patients are advised to be more cautious

7. Isolate yourself before getting the test report

Often people isolate themselves only after the positive report of corona comes. Your report may be delayed due to pressure on the health system, so instead of waiting for the report, isolate yourself from the first day of symptoms. 

8. Avoid making mistakes during recovery

Most cases of COVID-19 start with mild symptoms. But as the mutant strain progress and complications increase, the infection can take a serious toll. This may lead to the hospitalization of patients. COVID can cause serious problems like psychotine and happy hypoxia, which can worsen the situation in a short time.

 

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