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Spike in covid cases worry Indians

Monday, December 11, 2023 • Telugu Comments
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India reported 166 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, raising the total active cases to 895, according to data from the Union Health Ministry, with the majority of the new cases emerging in Kerala.

Recent daily averages have hovered around 100 cases, potentially attributed to the winter season, known for an increase in influenza-like illnesses. Notably, the lowest single-day case count since the onset of COVID-19 was 24 in July this year.

India's overall COVID-19 tally stands at 4.44 crore, with a death toll of 5,33,306, resulting in a case fatality rate of 1.19 percent. A significant milestone has been reached with the administration of 220.67 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines, showcasing substantial progress in the vaccination drive.

Despite the recent uptick in cases, health authorities emphasize the importance of vaccination to control the virus's spread, providing reassurance that the situation is currently under control.

The combination of a robust vaccination campaign and adherence to safety protocols is deemed crucial to prevent a potential surge in infections. As winter progresses, health officials urge citizens to remain vigilant, practice good hygiene, and get vaccinated to ensure individual and community safety.

The government remains committed to monitoring and responding to changes in the COVID-19 situation while striving to strike a balance between public health and economic activities.The surge in COVID-19 cases is causing concern across various demographics, particularly as many individuals are grappling with cold and cough symptoms brought about by the seasonal shift. Distinguishing between these common ailments and potential COVID-19 symptoms has become challenging. Complicating matters, the lapse in mask usage by the public occurred some time ago when the threat of COVID-19 seemed to diminish.

Despite this, health authorities and medical professionals are strongly advising people to exercise vigilance and err on the side of caution. Rather than disregarding safety measures, it is crucial for individuals to prioritize their well-being and adhere to preventive measures recommended by experts. This proactive approach can help mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission and protect public health.

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