New Delhi. in country Coronavirus The cases are increasing continuously. Experts believe that rapidly spreading Omicron Variant It is extremely difficult to prevent and it can infect almost everyone. In a conversation with NDTV, a top government expert claimed that the cases of infection being recorded are not close to the truth and the cases of Omicron infection can be about 90 times more.
Epidemiologist and Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Institute of Epidemiology in the Indian Council of Medical Research, Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil said that COVID is no longer a dangerous disease as its new variant is mild and does not require hospitalization. has been. He said that we can deal with this disease because we are dealing with many different types of viruses. He said that it is lighter than Delta and as you all know it is impossible to stop it experimentally. He said that Omicron presents itself only as a cold.
80 percent people do not get information about infection
Muliyil said that most of us or say that 80 percent of the people do not know after getting infected. Asked how the experts would be able to know the real state of affairs on Omicron without doing more tests, Muliyil said, “We have to learn to live with it.” He said that even multiplying the number of cases reported by about 30 always gives the correct figure to know the actual number of cases during the second wave caused by Delta last year. Because in cases without symptoms, there is no information about infection.
Let us tell you that in the last 24 hours, 1 lakh 68 thousand 063 new cases have been registered in the country. The number of active cases in the country has reached 8 lakh 21 thousand 446. At the same time, the total cases of Omicron variants have gone up to 4461. There have been 277 deaths in India in the last one day due to complications related to Kovid, after which the total number of deaths has reached 4 lakh 84 thousand 213.
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