The Union Health Ministry and Covid-19 expert panel have alerted citizens not to think low about Coronavirus as it may be more severe during winter months.
Respiratory infections tend to occur more during winter seasons.
Accordingly, health experts are witnessing an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in recent times.Speaking the same thing NITI Aayog member (health), Dr Vinod Paul has said the next 2-3 months are very crucial and need to take all precautions.
Everyone must ensure universal use of masks, maintain social distancing as the festival season approaches.
Paul re-iterated that respiratory viruses are more dangerous considering the scenario, and we have to make extra efforts to bring down the number of cases.
Further, he informed, the world is witnessing the second peak of Coronavirus and the health officials are detecting high severe cases as the season progresses.
According to the reports, till Wednesday morning, India reported 80,472 new cases and 1,179 deaths in just 24 hours.
The total number of Coronavirus cases crossed the 62 lakh-mark, ending at 62,25,764 on Wednesday morning.Of late, India’s recovery rate has been the highest in the world, with 83.01 per cent while the fatality rate dropped to 1.57 per cent.