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In the third wave in the country, the speed with which the daily cases are increasing, the speed is faster in big cities. There are about 20 big cities of the country where the infection rate is more than 20%. That is, 20 people are getting positive in every 100 tests in these places.
19 cases per lakh population are being found in the country, while 179 cases are being found per lakh population in Gurugram. 157 cases per lakh population are being found daily in Kolkata, 163 cases in Bengaluru Urban, 139 cases in Delhi, 132 cases in Mumbai.
The peak of the third wave may come in Delhi-Mumbai next week
According to experts, according to the speed with which the cases are increasing, the cases in Delhi-Mumbai may be on peak next week. Meanwhile, on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the situation in Corona with the Chief Ministers. He said Omicron is more contagious than the previous variant. Health experts are assessing the situation. Obviously we have to be careful. We have vaccinated 3 crore adolescents in 10 days.
In Mumbai-Kolkata, more new cases are being received from the second wave.
Alert… Celebrate the festival but with caution
Today, on Makar Sankranti, there will be a holy bath in rivers across the country. Thousands of devotees will reach to attend it. In such a situation, everyone should wear masks and join by following social distancing. If you have cough, fever or sore throat, avoid going to crowded places.
New concern… people testing with self-testing kits, but do not share positive reports
In this era of corona epidemic, people are using corona test kit at home without going to the hospital. Due to this, the Health Department is not getting the exact figure of corona infected. The health department of Maharashtra has asked all districts to monitor the sale of such kits.
Home testing kit for corona test.
It is said that 3 lakh such kits have been sold from the medical store in Mumbai. But, 2 lakh people have not uploaded the report on BMC’s app. Now BMC has asked medical stores to keep records of test kit sales. Similar situation has started happening in other cities as well.