In such a situation, the question arises whether there is a possibility of a fourth wave in India once again, the way the cases are increasing, the fear is getting stronger whether the situation of lockdown will arise again in the country. What is the identity of corona virus.
New Delhi, Jn. The havoc of corona virus is increasing continuously in India. New cases of corona epidemic are starting to scare once again. In view of the speed of corona virus, there is a possibility of fourth wave of corona epidemic in the country (Covid-19 4th wave). In the last one week, apart from Maharashtra and Kerala, new cases of corona virus have increased in many states including Delhi and Haryana. In such a situation, the question arises whether there is a possibility of a fourth wave in India once again, the way the cases are increasing, the fear is getting stronger whether the situation of lockdown will arise again in the country. What is the identity of corona virus. How to protect yourself from Corona. What is the opinion of experts on all these questions.
1- Dr. PN Arora, MD of Yashoda Hospital, Ghaziabad, says that the existence of corona virus is not completely over. Its form is constantly changing. So caution is still needed. For this, the central government is continuously issuing guide lines. Will have to keep a close eye on this. In such a situation it is important to know what are the symptoms of corona virus. Corona virus affects different people in different ways. Most people infected have mild to moderate symptoms and recover without hospitalization.
2- He said that it is important to know what are the symptoms of corona virus. Common symptoms in corona-infected patients are fever, cough, fatigue. He said that it has also been seen that the taste and smell are not being detected in the patients infected with corona. Dr. Arora says that apart from this, sore throat, headache also persist. Common symptoms of corona include a rash on the skin or a change in color in the hands or toes. If a patient is seeing such symptoms, then he should get himself examined immediately. He said that patients should not ignore the guide line of the Government of India and the guide line of the World Health Organization.
3- Dr. Arora says that the country is witnessing an increase in corona virus infection in the last few weeks. 10 states Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal and Gujarat have more than 1,000 active cases. He said that it is a matter of concern. On the question whether there is scope for a fourth wave of corona virus in India. On this, he says that understanding the nature of the virus is a big challenge for scientists. He said that the corona virus is changing its variant. In this case, we should be careful. We have got good experience from three wave of corona in India. The Indian government is more capable to deal with any wave, but caution is essential. For this, masks must be used in public places. If we keep following the corona protocol then this will not happen.
4- Dr. Arora says that at this time the health infrastructure in the country has been strengthened. Health services in the country have strengthened after the first wave of Corona and the second wave. Today, there are more than 18.03 lakh isolation beds in the country. Apart from this, there are arrangements for 1.24 lakh ICU beds. There are 3,236 oxygen plants in the country. Their capacity is 3,783 metric tonnes. The center has provided 1.14 lakh oxygen concentrates to the state government. 150 crore vaccine doses have been given in the country. A large population has received two doses. In such a situation, there is little hope that there will be a situation of strict lockdown in the country. At present, except in some states, the situation is under control. To avoid the lockdown, we have to strictly follow the guidelines and suggestions of the government. Corona protocol will have to be strictly followed.
No new variants to worry about
As of now, there is no new variant to worry about in the country. In India there are now BA.4 and BA.5 in addition to BA.2, which have slightly higher infectivity than other Omicron sublines. The weekly corona infection rate is more than 10 percent in 43 districts of India, including 11 in Kerala, six in Mizoram and five in Maharashtra. Sources said that in 42 districts, which include eight in Rajasthan, five in Delhi and four in Tamil Nadu, the weekly infection rate is between five and 10 per cent. The directive has been issued to investigate the possibility of any newly emerging variant or sub-variant and to find out the reasons behind the infection. According to experts from the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG), Omicron and its variants are mainly behind the current increase in BA.2 (BA.2) and BA.2.38 (BA.2.38) COVID cases. BA.2 and related viruses have been found in 85 percent of the cases, BA.2.38 has been found in 33 percent of the samples.