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Delhi Covid News: Amidst the increase in the cases of...

Delhi Covid News: Amidst the increase in the cases of Kovid-19 in Delhi, experts said on Tuesday that there is no need to panic as the hospitals of the patients infected with the corona virus (Coronavirus) The enrollment rate is still low. However, he stressed on everyone to be alert and follow all safety measures.

Highest positivity rate after January this year

On Monday, 1,060 new cases of Kovid-19 were registered in Delhi, while six patients died due to infection, which is the highest in the last almost four months. The infection rate in the national capital was recorded at 10.09 per cent, the highest since January 24, when it was 11.8 per cent.

Last Friday, 1,797 new cases of coronavirus infection were reported in the city, which is the highest in almost four months and the infection rate was recorded at 8.18 percent. Doctors at Delhi’s major government and private hospitals admitted that although there was no “panic situation” yet, they cautioned against ignoring security measures. Doctors said that many people have stopped wearing masks or wearing them properly in public places due to feeling of complacency or fear over vaccination after vaccination.

Dr. Suranjit Chatterjee, Senior Consultant, Apollo Hospital said, “There has been a significant increase in the cases of Kovid-19 in the last one week but there is nothing to panic at this time as the rate of hospitalization of patients is now higher. is also very less. Not only this, most of the people in the grip of corona virus infection have not even developed more severe symptoms. “Most of the elderly, sick and people with weakened immune systems are being admitted to hospitals,” he said.

Dr. Chatterjee said, “Besides being vaccinated against COVID-19 in the past, people have also developed immunity, which is proving to be helpful to a great extent in keeping the infection at a mild level.” Dr. Chatterjee has also been a victim of Kovid-19. When asked whether the restrictions should be brought back, he said that the economy cannot be kept in ‘lockdown’ forever. He said, “We need to live with this pandemic but ensure that all necessary precautions are taken, especially do not skip wearing masks. People who develop any symptoms should isolate themselves so that the infection does not spread to others. According to Dr. Chatterjee, these days a large number of people are either getting rapid antigen test done or are testing with kits made for use at home.

Know what the doctor of LNJP Hospital said

Dr. Ritu Saxena, Deputy Medical Superintendent at LNJP Hospital also expressed similar opinion. He urged people to self-isolate immediately if they develop any symptoms similar to those of Kovid-19, such as fever, sore throat, diarrhea and body aches. Dr. Saxena said, “Many people who have or do not have symptoms of Kovid are moving freely, going to office, visiting public places like markets and cinemas and thus spread the infection. are. Apart from this, people are either testing at home with RAT (Rapid Antigen Test) kit or self-use kit or not getting tested at all.”

This is the condition of the patients who are currently admitted in the hospitals.

Both the doctors said that the number of patients being admitted or consulted after the emergence of symptoms similar to Kovid in their hospitals is increasing. According to Dr. Saxena, “There are currently 27 Kovid patients admitted in LNJP Hospital and three of them are on ventilator.” Despite the increase in infection rate, the Delhi government has not implemented the Graded Response Action Plan (GRP) prepared by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority as the number of patients admitted to hospitals is low.

GRAP came into effect from August last year, under which the government decides to ‘lock’ and ‘unlock’ various activities on the basis of infection rate and admission rate of patients. According to the health bulletin published on Monday, out of 9,506 beds available in hospitals, 241 patients are present. However, this number is less than Sunday (249), while all beds in Kovid Care Centers and Kovid Health Centers are empty.

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Experts said – be careful like this

Experts said that people’s neglect of precautionary measures and moving around during the holiday season is mainly responsible for the recent increase in the cases of corona virus infection in Delhi. Dr. Richa Sarin, Consultant Pulmonology at Fortis Hospital said, “In the last few days, there has been an increase in cases but there is no panic situation right now. However, it is necessary for everyone to wear masks in public places and follow COVID friendly behaviour.”

He said, “Offices, schools and markets cannot be kept closed all the time, so we have to be alert and take precautions. When there is a very rapid increase in the cases or the number of patients admitted in the hospitals increases very fast, then the authorities themselves will take necessary action.” Dr. Sarin said that most of the infected are showing only mild symptoms, so it seems that only a sub-form of Omicron is currently spreading among the people.

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