New Delhi. Experts said on Thursday that it cannot be concluded on the basis of the figures of patients being admitted to the hospital alone that in Delhi. covid epidemic The peak of the third wave of Corona is over. in Delhi Corona Cases in Delhi And the infection rate continues to rise steadily. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the fall in the number of hospitalizations indicates that the current pandemic wave has reached its peak, in the wake of the city’s low proportion of hospitalized patients. And in the coming days there will be a decrease in the cases of infection.
However, the pandemic specialist According to Dr Chandrakant Laharia, only on the basis of the figures of patients admitted in the hospital, it cannot be concluded that the peak of the epidemic wave is over. He said that the reason for this is that people are admitted to the hospital only a few days after getting sick, so ‘there is a difference of 6-7 days’.
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Lahariya said,Epidemic Daily cases of infection and infection rate should be used to determine the peak of the wave. Hospitalization is based on admission criteria (in a particular area). However, the hospitalization data can be used for the betterment of public health planning but not to track the peak of the wave.
At the same time, Dr. Arun Sharma, Director, National Non-Communicable Disease Implementation Research Institute, Jodhpur, said, ‘According to epidemiology, the peak of the wave is detected with the help of the rate of infection, the number of infected people and the population at risk.’ He said that the infection rate is a very important point as the infection rate can be more or less depending on the number of samples related to the test.
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