Coronavirus : There is news of a relief and a concern for the country. The news of relief is that after 206 days, the least active cases of coronavirus remain in the country. Means patients who are undergoing treatment. According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of such patients is 2.36 lakh. Earlier on 16 March 2021, there were the lowest 2.34 lakh active cases.
The news of concern is related to the upcoming festivals. Old figures are showing that the number of coronavirus patients has increased after every festival. Something similar happened between October-November last year, March this year and again between August-September.
So far 3.39 crore people have been Coronavirus infected
So far, more than 3.39 crore people have come under the grip of infection in the country. Of these, 3.32 crore people have been cured, while 4.50 lakh people have died. 2.36 lakh patients are currently undergoing treatment. Looking at the figures of the last one week, this time there has been a decline in 13% corona cases and 6% deaths.
What happened at the festivals last year?
Last year, between October to November, festivals like Eid, Dussehra, Diwali, Chhath Puja were celebrated. Meanwhile, till the second week of November, the cases of corona decreased, but then suddenly increased. As of November 23, the active cases in the country were 4.38 lakh, which increased to 4.55 lakh by November 26. The Health Ministry had told in a press conference last year that the result of people’s negligence in festivals is seen later.
Repeated the same mistake this year as well.
Let’s start this year’s figures from March. Holi was played across the country on 28 March. Then there were 5.22 lakh active cases. After this there was a tremendous increase in the figures and within a month the number of active patients in the country increased to more than 30 lakhs. The situation had become such that there was a severe shortage of beds, medicines and oxygen in the hospitals. The deaths increased so much that there was no space left even in the crematoriums, cemeteries.
Cases started increasing in August also.
During the festivals celebrated in August this year, an increase in corona cases has also been registered. Festivals like Muharram, Raksha Bandhan and Shri Krishna Janmashtami were celebrated with pomp in August. Statistics show that as of 24 August 2021, there were 3.28 lakh active cases in the country. There was a steady decline in this earlier, but suddenly it started increasing in the midst of festivals and till September 4, the active cases in the country increased to 4.16 lakh. After that it was somehow controlled.
The cases of Coronavirus being received every day decreased.
In the last 24 hours, 19 thousand 740 new cases of corona have been registered across the country. Within two days, two thousand cases of corona have come down. Earlier on Thursday, more than 21 thousand new cases were reported. In the last 24 hours, 23 thousand 434 people have defeated the disease, while 245 people have died.