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Covid-19 Scare: Worried because of new variant? Know where and how you are most likely to get infected

We all want to meet our friends or have them at our dinner. We all want to be in our routine back. We all want to go to gyms, dance in nightclubs without any fear of catching Covid-19. Here we are providing you with information that will help you to know how and when you can get infected with it.

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We have been two years into the pandemic situation. Most of us have been infected with Covid-19. Now, its new variant Omicron is increasing day by day. Also, one more variant Deltacron has been found. Once, again the hospitalization rates are increasing rapidly in many countries.

In this situation, we yearn to get back to normal. We all want to meet our friends or have them at our dinner. We all want to be in our routine back. We all want to go to gyms, dance in nightclubs without any fear of catching Covid-19.

But are we actually aware of this Covid-19? Do we know how likely we are about to catch Covid-19?
Let’s find out some simple answers to such questions

What is Covid-19 and how does it spread?

Well, Sars-Cov-2 is a virus that causes Covid-19. It spreads mainly by airborne transmission. There are certain air particles in the air. These air particles spread randomly. Then, these air particles came into human contact through the nose and enter the human body. Then, it affects our respiratory system.

How these airbone particles behave and you get infected with Covid-19?

Air is a fluid that is made of millions of invisible particles. It spreads randomly and rapidly moving molecules. These airborne particles disperse over time indoors. Indoors such as in a room or on a bus. An infected person may exhale those particles containing the virus. Now, if you are closer to that particular person, there are likely high chances to get infected. It is because as you inhale those infected particles also enter your body.

When these viral particles are emitted?

The viral particles containing infection are emitted every time an when an infected person breathes. It is deeper when their breathing is deep such as exercising and vocalisation such as speaking or singing. However, if an infected person wears a well-fitting mask, then it reduces its transmission as the mask blocks the release of infection.

How more are you likely to get infected?

These are the situations that suggest that you are more likely to get infected with Covid-19 infections.

  • When you gather together with lots of people in an enclosed space and that too with poor air-qaulity. This means an under-ventilated gym, school classroom or nightclub.
  • When stay with people for longer time.
  • When you so something strenuous or rowdy such as exercising, singing or shouting.

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Covid-19: Delhi reports 2,202 cases, highest in six months; India logs over 20k cases

The fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent, and the recovery rate stood at 98.50 percent.

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The coronavirus has started to raise its ugly head in the country once again. There is currently concern about the fourth wave in India, where the number of Covid-19 cases has been increasing continuously for more than a week.

India reported 20,551 new Covid-19 infections and 70 fatalities in the last 24 hours. According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs, the daily positivity rate in the country reached 5.14 percent and the weekly positivity rate stood at 4.64 percent. The fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent, and the recovery rate stood at 98.50 percent.

India’s tally of Covid-19 cases has risen to 4,41,07,588 and the death toll has climbed to 5,26,600. The active Covid-19 cases in the country stood at 1,35,364.

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The capital registered 2,202 cases, which is the highest in six months. The health department data shows the positivity rate in the capital reached 11.84 percent. On Wednesday, Delhi reported 2,073 Covid-19 cases with a positivity rate of 11.64 percent. The active cases in Delhi are 6,175.

Maharashtra reported 1,862 cases and seven deaths. Assam logged 431 new cases and two fatalities and Odisha recorded 836 new cases. The five states with the most active cases are Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Punjab.

In response to the rising number of Covid cases and low booster dose uptake throughout India, the Union Health Ministry has offered free booster doses to all eligible individuals over the age of 18 at government-run vaccination centers.

The nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive was started in the country on 16 January 2021, since then 2,055,947,243 vaccine doses have been administered across India.

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Delhi reports 3rd monkeypox case, 8th in India

The reports state that the man doesn’t have any foreign travel history.

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A 31-year-old Nigerian man living in Delhi has been tested positive for monkeypox on Tuesday. According to the reports, the man has been admitted to the Lok Nayak Hospital in Delhi after experiencing symptoms. With this, the capital reported its third monkeypox case, while the total tally has now reached eight.

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs confirmed that the patient does not have any foreign travel history. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya confirmed that India has a total of eight monkeypox cases and out of which five patients have a history of foreign travel.

Earlier on Sunday, a 35-year-old Nigerian man also tested positive for monkeypox. The patient was admitted to Lok Nayak hospital soon after and his samples have been sent to the National Institute of Virology, Pune for testing.

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The first monkeypox case in Delhi was reported in a 34-year-old man from Paschim Vihar. The patient is currently undergoing treatment. According to the reports, his condition is stable, and he has no symptoms other than lesions.

Earlier in the day, Kerala reported the fifth case of viral infection in a 30-year-old man. The patient is currently admitted to the Manjeri Medical College in Malappuram. The reports state that the patient returned from UAE on July 27.

On Saturday, India reported the first monkeypox fatality. The deceased was a 22-year-old man from Kerala who tested positive for the virus following his return from the United Arab Emirates.

Meanwhile, Karnataka’s capital Bengaluru on Tuesday ordered screening at airports, railway stations and bus stands amid rising monkeypox cases in India.

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Monkeypox: Amid rise in cases, 21-day isolation, screening at airports, railway stations and bus stands in Bengaluru

According to the revised guidelines, at least 21-day isolation will be mandatory for confirm Monkeypox cases.

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Monkeypox: Amid rise in cases, 21-day isolation, screening at airports, railway stations and bus stands in Bengaluru

Karnataka’s capital Bengaluru on Tuesday has ordered screening at airports, railway stations and bus stands amid rise in Monkeypox cases in India.

This change has come after the Department of Health and Family Welfare have issued revised guidelines. It also states that at least 21-day isolation will be mandatory for confirm Monkeypox cases.

Moreover, the zonal health officials have also been instructed to ensure that the screening teams are surely be deployed at airports, railway stations and bus stands in their respective jurisdictions. 

“All suspected Monkeypox cases in the community should be tested and screened through both targeted surveillance and hospital-based surveillance,” the guidelines stated.

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