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COVID-19 Might Come Back In India, Report Showing Resurgence In Cases

As per the World Health Organization, the highest numbers of cases were reported from UK (283,756 new cases; a14 percent increase) and Russia (217,322 new cases; a 15 percent increase).

COVID-19 Might Come Back In India, Report Showing Resurgence In Cases

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Oct 2021 1:58 PM GMT

New Delhi: The COVID-19 might come back in India as the deadly virus is resurging again in several countries. Since, the beginning of this week, many countries like Russia, China, including the United Kingdom as well as some countries in Eastern Europe have witnessed a significant rise in the COVID-19 cases.

As per the World Health Organization, the highest numbers of cases were reported from UK (283,756 new cases; a14 percent increase) and Russia (217,322 new cases; a 15 percent increase). While on the other hand, an increase of 7 percent newly cases reported from European region. The region also witnessed highest weekly incidence in deaths (1.9 per 100,000 populations).

Since July 17, the UK has recorded more than 50,000 COVID cases for the first time. As per the latest report from the UK Health Security Agency, delta plus is currently increasing in frequency.

Delta plus ''sub-linage accounted for approximately 6 percent of all the sequences generated, on an increasing trajectory,'' the report said.

In the wake of new outbreak, meanwhile, China has started shutting down schools, cancelling hundred of flights and ramping up mass tastings. While the number of the cases was largely low on October 21 but as the country reported a spike in new cases for the fifth consecutive day, authorities tightened up the COVID protocols.

However, in India also Daily COVID positivity spiked to a massive 16326 new COVID cases taking the total count to 3,41,59,562, while the active cases have declined to 1,73,728, the lowest in 233 days, according to the Union health ministry's data updated on Saturday.

The SARS-CoV-2 virus causes Coronavirus Illness (COVID-19), an infectious disease. The majority of those infected with the virus has mild to moderate respiratory symptoms and recover without the need for medical attention. Some, on the other hand, gets critically unwell and require medical assistance. Serious sickness is more likely to strike the elderly and those with underlying medical disorders such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, or cancer. COVID-19 may make anyone sick and cause them to get very ill or die at any age.

According to the National Health Commission, authorities in the Chinese capital are stepping up measures such as testing and restricting hotel bookings as the total number of coronavirus cases climbed to nine on Saturday, while other parts of the country reported 38 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases. From Oct. 12 to Oct. 15, five people who tested positive in Beijing travelled to Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, and Shanxi Province before returning to Beijing on Oct. 16.

However, concerns have been raised about a spike in instances in Bengal following Durga Puja celebrations, with cases rising from 451 to 833 in only seven days. Experts are concerned because some of the new cases are asymptomatic, suggesting that more people may be affected. The state has recorded 846 instances in the last 24 hours.


Also read:COVID-19 Outbreak: 16,326 New Cases, 666 Deaths in Last 24 Hours in India

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